Portage Railroad

Portage Railroad (HMZFK)

Location: Port Fairy, PA 3284 Blair County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 27.193', W 78° 32.599'

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Here was Number 6 of the ten inclined planes used to carry canal boats by rail, Hollidaysburg to Johnstown. This unique engineering feat was completed in 1834. The length of the road was 36 miles long.
Year Placed1947
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:22pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 708319 N 4480960
Decimal Degrees40.45321667, -78.54331667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 27.193', W 78° 32.599'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 27' 11.58" N, 78° 32' 35.94" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Battery Ln, Port Fairy PA 3284, US
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