• 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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Events Upcoming for August

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  • Daily Summer Programs

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

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    Friday, August 29, 2014

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    Saturday, August 30, 2014

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    Sunday, August 31, 2014

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  • Daily Summer Programs

    Monday, September 1, 2014

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To find out what events are going on in the park during your visit, simply enter the date range into the search feature. Click to see the 2014 Schedule of Events. This listing will contain information for both Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site and Johnstown Flood National Memorial.

Did You Know?

Railroad track attached to a 'sleeper'

When the Portage Railroad opened on March 18, 1834, it was a single track line. The rule was when 2 drivers met the one who had passed the center post had the right to go on. The other driver had to back up. Some sat nose to nose until a magistrate determined who got to the center first.