Staple Bend Tunnel

Staple Bend Tunnel (HM2788)

Location: Johnstown, PA 15909 Cambria County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 23.296', W 78° 51.777'

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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.
HM NumberHM2788
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, April 28th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 681387 N 4473044
Decimal Degrees40.38826667, -78.86295000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 23.296', W 78° 51.777'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 23' 17.76" N, 78° 51' 46.62" W
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Area Code(s)814
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2383-2397 PA-271, Johnstown PA 15909, US
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