Patterson Heights Incline

Patterson Heights Incline (HMXCH)

Location: Beaver Falls, PA 15010 Beaver County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 44.525', W 80° 19.323'

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Inscription
Operated between January 19, 1896 and 1927. One of the shortest and most unusual trolley car lines in the United States. The line operated with one car built by J.G. Brill of Philadelphia. A dummy car counterbalanced by scrap metal ran on a parallel track.
Details
HM NumberHMXCH
Tags
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceTrain
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed1987 o
Placed ByBeaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation
Marker Condition
2 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 2:40am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
Directions InformationLocated near habitat for humanity restore building up the hill from the car dealership... easier to find coming from beaver falls than patterson
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 557238 N 4510347
Decimal Degrees40.74208333, -80.32205000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 44.525', W 80° 19.323'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 44' 31.5000" N, 80° 19' 19.3800" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)724, 412
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 Hillside Ave, Beaver Falls PA 15010, US
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It is difficult to appreciate the inclines location due to overgrowth

Jun 27, 2018 at 7:47am PDT by historicallyincorrect

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