Portage Railroad

Portage Railroad (HMZM8)

Location: Cresson, PA 16630 Cambria County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 27.437', W 78° 34.374'

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Here was Number 5 of the ten inclined planes used to carry canal boats by rail, Hollidaysburg to Johnstown. The road to Lilly follows closely the route of the Portage Railroad over the mountain to Johnstown.
HM NumberHMZM8
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 12:30pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 705797 N 4481342
Decimal Degrees40.45728333, -78.57290000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 27.437', W 78° 34.374'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 27' 26.22" N, 78° 34' 22.44" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7901-7983 State Rte 2014, Cresson PA 16630, US
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