Evening on the Summit: The Wreck of the Red Arrow

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 8:00pm

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

Joe Defrancesco, executive director of the Blair County Historical Society will present on the deadly Wreck of the Red Arrow, which occurred not very far from the location of the park. This visual presentation will include rare photographs of the wreck, stories of those who survived, and the rescuers accounts.  This is a timely event as February 2017, marked the 70thanniversary of the wreck. 

Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
110 Federal Park Road
Gallitzin, PA 16641
Contact Name/Organization: 
Nathan Koozer
Contact Email Address: 
Contact Phone Number: 
(814) 886-6150
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