Navigating the Pennsylvania Hills in a Bifurcated Barge.Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Item No: pdcc00986
Title: Navigating the Pennsylvania Hills in a Bifurcated Barge.Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Halftone reproduction of a painting showing a bifurcated barge being hauled up to the summit of the Alleghenny Portage. Image caption reads: A view of the old canal-boat inclined railway across the Alleghenies between Hollidaysburg and Johnstown. Over this route passed the traffic between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh a century ago.
From a painting in the State Capitol, Harisburg, Pa.
Published in The National Geographic Magazine, Vol 35, No.5. May, 1919.
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.10
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler