Altoona in Blair County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Pennsylvania Railroad Shops
Erected 1996 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pennsylvania Railroad marker series.
Location. 40° 30.794′ N, 78° 23.985′ W. Marker is in Altoona, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is at the intersection of 9th Avenue and 13th Street, on the left when traveling north on 9th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at the Railroaders Memorial Museum at the former PRR Shops. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 9th Avenue, Altoona PA 16602, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Posy Gang (within shouting distance of this marker); The Master Mechanic (within shouting distance of this marker); PRR Class D78F Dining Car No. 4468 (within shouting distance of this marker); PRR Class X29L Steel Boxcar No. 2136 (within shouting distance of this marker); PRR Class N5 Cabin Car (or Caboose) No. 477577 Scale Test Weight Car (within shouting distance of this marker); The Altoona Works (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Logan House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Altoona.
Also see . . . Pennsylvania Railroad Shops - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,270 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.