• 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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  • Road Closure

    Please be aware that part of the public area loop has been closed until further notice as the park starts preparatory efforts for this summer's paving project on the Picnic Area Road.

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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?

Viaduct in 1885 before the great Johnstown Flood

The Conemaugh Viaduct was used by trains even after the Portage Railroad closed. The Johnstown Flood of 1889 washed the original viaduct away, but a replacement was completed within 3 days of the flood.