Evening on the Summit: Accidents on the Portage

Date: 
Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 8:00pm

Where: Allegheny Portage Railroad NHS Visitor Center Auditorium
Notes: This program is FREE! 

Join Park Ranger Doug Bosley for a look at some of the accidents that occurred on the Allegheny Portage Railroad. Using period accounts from local newspapers, we'll examine several of the accidents to figure out what went wrong, learn about how the Portage was operated, and what it was like to work and travel on one of America's first railroads. This program is free and will begin at 8:00 PM in the Allegheny Portage Railroad NHS Visitor Center Auditorium.

Location: 
Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
110 Federal Park Road
Gallitzin, PA 16641
Contact Name/Organization: 
Nathan Koozer
Contact Email Address: 
nathan_koozer@nps.gov
Contact Phone Number: 
(814) 886-6150
Cost of Event: 
FREE