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A Metal Plaque Showing Engine House Number Six

A Metal Plaque Showing Engine House Number Six

This is an historical marker for the Allegheny Portage Railroad, near the Skew Arch Bridge. There is a metal plaque on the monument. There is a relief carving on the plaque that shows a disassembled canal barge, on a flatbed railroad car, being pulled up an incline plane. The scene that is depicted on the plaque was copied from a painting. Skew Arch Bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, as part of the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site.
Galleries: Allegheny Portage Railroad, Historic Signs
Keywords: allegheny portage railroad, disassembled canal barge, gallitzin, historical marker, historical monument, incline plane, pennsylvania, railroad history, skew arch bridge
Photo Location: Skew Arch Bridge, Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, Pennsylvania
Photographer: Dr. Roy Winkelman
Date of Photo: 11/25/2011
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Original Dimensions: 5616×3744
Picture Orientation: Landscape
GPS Coordinates: 40°27'11.00"N 78°32'34.23"W
Picture Number: 15906