The Allegheny Old Portage Railroad 1834-1854: Building,  Operation and Travel between Hollidaysburg and Johnstown Pennsylvania

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The Allegheny Old Portage Railroad 1834-1854: Building, Operation and Travel between Hollidaysburg and Johnstown Pennsylvania

BAUMGARDNER, Mahlon J.; HOENSTINE, Floyd G.

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  • Date Published: 1952
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    90 p. 23 cm. 14 b&w illustrations and 14 p. of signatures from Summit Mansion House register, June 1852. Blue card covers. Small tear in rear cover. Discolouration at edges and spine. Former owner's label on front endpaper. "A Publication Commemorating a Visitation by Members and Friends of the Blair County Chapter, S. A. R. and the Cambria County Chapter, S. A. R. Pennsylvania Society Sons of the American Revolution to the Summit Mansion House Located at the Intersection of the Old Portage Roadbed and the Turnpike on U. S. Route 22, Near Cresson, Prenna. Flag Day, Saturday, June 14, 1952. Banquet and Meeting at the Hoffman Hotel, Cresson, Penna." Topics include: list of historical dates; officers and members of the chapters of both counties; the Summit Mansion House; "A Pleasant Peregrination Through the Prettiest Parts of Pennsylvania" by Peregrine Prolix; "Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania" by Sherman Day; "The Evolution, Decadence and Abandonment of the Allegheny Portage Railroad" by William Bender Wilson, 1897; "The Skew Arch Bridge and Old Portage Railroad Monument" by Floyd G. Hoenstine; "Bibliography of Published items pertaining to the Allegheny Old Portage Railroad" by Hoenstine.

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