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The Allegheny Portage Railroad DVD

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The opening of the Allegheny Portage Railroad was a momentuous occasion - travel time between the major cities of Pittsburgh and Philadelphia was reduced from 3 weeks by wagon to a mere 3 and a half days by train now that railroads could make it across the mighty Alleghenies. Learn how this ingenious feat of engineering was accomplished with this short informational film.

Product Details

  • 19 minute run time, standard DVD
  • Presented in color
  • Originally produced for the Visitor's Center

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