• Photo of Lemon House, Level #6, and Engine House on a beautiful summer day.

    Allegheny Portage Railroad

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Laws & Policies

Superintendent's Compendium
This compendium provides for designations, closures, permit requirements, and other restrictions imposed under the discretionary authority of the Superintendent for Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, Cresson, PA; and Johnstown Flood National Memorial, St. Michael, PA.
Updated Superintendent's Compendium; Containing Policies Regarding Unmanned Aircraft
2014 Superintendent's Compendium
2013 Superintendent's Compendium

Firearms in National Parks
The law governing possession of firearms inside a national park changed on February 22, 2010.

Visitors may possess firearms within a national park unit provided they comply with federal, state, and local laws.

The role of the responsible gun owner is to know and obey the federal, state, and local laws appropriate to the park they are visiting.

Please remember that federal law prohibits firearms in certain park facilities and buildings. These places are marked with signs at public entrances.

For more information
Please visit:
www.nps.gov/nero/firearms/

 

Did You Know?

Wire Rope

John A. Roebling of Brooklyn Bridge fame got his business start with the Allegheny Portage Railroad. His wire rope was used on each of the 10 inclines. It also was used for suspension aquaducts on the Mainline Canal.