Greetings from Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

Discovered that the very first railroad tunnel in America was constructed only 50 miles from my home!


Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

This site preserves the location of the first railroad built over the Allegheny Mountains, which operated between 1834-1854. The direct route between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh played a critical role in opening the interior of the U.S. to trade and settlement.

State(s): Pennsylvania

Established: 1964

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