Allegheny Portage Railroad

A system of inclined planes and a 900-foot tunnel carved through solid rock made travel through the Allegheny Mountains possible in the 1800s. OnQ reports on the Allegheny Portage Railroad national park in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

Allegheny Portage Railroad aired on Jan 28, 2010.


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