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

    Allegheny Portage Railroad

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

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Culvert 1586 After-Cropped

National Park Service

New Supports for Old Arches
Recently, the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, through the Historic Preservation Training Center completed repairs and updates to Culvert #1586, located along the 6-10 Hiking Trail.

Did You Know?

drawing of the South Fork Dam

The dam at South Fork, PA, that broke causing the Johnstown Flood of 1889 was originally built for the Mainline Canal System. The Allegheny Portage Railroad was an important part of the Mainline, so the stories are interconnected.