AAA Editor Notes
Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site is off US 22 Gallitzin exit, following signs. Considered to be a 19th-century technological wonder, this site employed a series of inclined planes for transporting trains and canal boats over the Allegheny Mountains. Models, exhibits and artifacts depict its significance as a critical link in westward travel and trade.

An 1830s tavern, the Skew Arch Bridge, Incline Plane No. 6 and stone railroad ties can still be seen. Interpretive programs are offered in summer.

Picnicking is permitted.

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Free.
Hours
Grounds daily dawn-dusk. Visitor center daily 9-5, mid-Apr. to mid-Nov.; Fri.-Sun. 9-5, rest of year; closed winter federal holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
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