Canal Basin

Canal Basin (HMZB5)

Location: Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 Blair County
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N 40° 25.66', W 78° 23.796'

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Here at Hollidaysburg the 127-mile Juniata Division of the Pennsylvania Canal met the Allegheny Portage Railroad, which extended 36 miles west over the mountain to Johnstown. The Juniata Division was opened in 1832, the railroad in March 1834. Regarded as an engineering marvel, the railroad climbed 1398 feet in ten miles.
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HM NumberHMZB5
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Year Placed1982
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 4:08am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 720845 N 4478480
Decimal Degrees40.42766667, -78.39660000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 25.66', W 78° 23.796'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 25' 39.60" N, 78° 23' 47.76" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 115 S Juniata St, Hollidaysburg PA 16648, US
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