Virtual Tour

View of mountains
A view of the mountains from home.

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Canals to Conventions, Railroads to Rights

The Lemon House

Engine House Pit

Canal Boat in the Visitor Center

An overview of park trails

Rope making

Rope used on the Allegheny Portage Railroad

Stone cutting

Operating seasons on the Main Line Canal

How do canal boats pass each other?

Stephen T. Mather plaque

We did a collaboration with the Roebling Museum as part of their virtual series Roebling Roadtrip. Click here to learn about John A. Roebling's connection to Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site.

OnQ is a web site administered by WQED TV and is Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's Emmy winning news magazine program. OnQ OnDemand takes episodes that were aired and lets you watch them OnDemand!

"The Allegheny Portage Railroad" watch it here!

Last updated: January 8, 2021

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Gallitzin, PA 16641


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