• 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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Skew Arch Bridge near the foot of Incline 6
The skew arch bridge near the base of Incline 6. The bridge, made of local sandstone, stands impressively between the lanes of old route 22.
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Park volunteers on bicycle tour.
Park volunteers help with many programs including hikes and bicycle tours.
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Did You Know?

Eastern Hemlock needles

In 1834, a passenger on the Portage wrote that the engine houses appeared "like fairy castles seated on the tops of lofty hills, and shaded and surrounded by towering oaks and hemlocks". Today, a new generation of hemlock, Pennsylvania's state tree, survives in Allegheny Portage Railroad NHS.