Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site in Cambria County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Allegheny Portage Railroad
Civil Engineering Landmark
Erected 1987 by American Society of Civil Engineers.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the ASCE Civil Engineering Landmarks series list.
Location. 40° 27.364′ N, 78° 33.007′ W. Marker is in Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, Pennsylvania, in Cambria County. Marker is along the trail leading from the Visitor Center to Engine House No. 6. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin PA 16641, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Inclined Plane No. 6 (here, next to this marker); Engine House No. 6 (here, next to this marker); Skew Arch Bridge Trail (a few steps from this marker); Railroad Stone (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lemon House (about 400 feet away); Levels Summit Level Historic Area (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Lemon House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site.
Also see . . . Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Landmark. (Submitted on March 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 699 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 5, 6. submitted on October 27, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.