• 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?

East Entrance Staple Bend Tunnel

In 1824 an all-water route through the Allegheny Mountains was proposed. A 4 mile tunnel "like a well dug horizontially" would be needed, along with ventilation shafts and support features. A portage over the mountains was built instead.