The Old Portage Rail Road Monument

The Old Portage Rail Road Monument (HMZFN)

Location: Columbia, PA 29209 Blair County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 27.186', W 78° 32.597'

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This Monument
Was erected to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the opening of
The Old Portage Rail Road
March 18, 1834
A scale model of one of the inclined planes is in the Blair County Historical Museum, Altoona, Pennsylvania.
This monument and the model provided by the State of Pennsylvania.
Erected March 18, 1934.
The Commission
William Elmer, Chairman
Plymouth W. Snyder, Secretary
Thomas G. Peoples
Tarring S. Davis

Year Placed1934
Placed ByState of Pennsylvania
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 11:47am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 708322 N 4480947
Decimal Degrees40.45310000, -78.54328333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 27.186', W 78° 32.597'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 27' 11.16" N, 78° 32' 35.82" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6001-6003 Garners Ferry Rd, Columbia PA 29209, US
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