Item No: pdcc02606
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 81
Print and Picture Collection
Item pdcc00986, bottom [image dimensions 12.0 cm x 13.0 cm]:
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.
A917.481 P536 v.10
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler