Portage Railroad

Portage Railroad (HMZFL)

Location: Port Fairy, PA 3284 Blair County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 27.183', W 78° 32.645'

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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 road was 36 miles long.
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HM NumberHMZFL
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Year Placed1947
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 5:56am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 708254 N 4480940
Decimal Degrees40.45305000, -78.54408333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 27.183', W 78° 32.645'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 27' 10.98" N, 78° 32' 38.70" 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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