Geography induced Pennsylvanians to propose a daring new transportation system. In order to link the populous and commercially vigorous eastern seaboard with the developing and resource-rich Ohio River Valley, legislators voted, in 1826, to fund the . . . — — Map (db m163495) HM
Workers hired to build the Allegheny Portage Railroad in the 1830's created the pathway before you. They dug, filled, and leveled the land, and built a flat railroad bed between here and the Staple Bend Tunnel. This now-abandoned trace, called the . . . — — Map (db m163496) HM
First railroad tunnel built in the U.S. and a part of the Portage Railroad. The masonry is intact and a unique engineering feat of the times. Can be visited a few miles east of here, via Mineral Point. — — Map (db m116894) HM
The Path of the Flood Trail is 4 miles long and will take about 2 hours to walk. The trail follows the right-of- way of the former Southern Cambria Railway trolley line, and links to the National Park Service Staple Bend Tunnel Trail.
Trail . . . — — Map (db m163497) HM