Johnstown Inclined Railway

Johns St. and Edgehill Dr., Johnstown, PA

Photos 

Photo taken by Jim Allen in May 2013

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Johnstown Inclined Plane - June 4, 2017

Showing the view from the top to the bottom

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Description 

The incline plane transports people and vehicles, has a 71% grade, and is 896' long.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 18, 1973
Reference number
73001597
Areas of significance
Engineering; Transportation
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Rail-related
Current function
Rail-related
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant years
1890; 1891

Update Log 

  • March 12, 2018: New video from Brian Manville
  • October 17, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • June 13, 2013: Updated by Jim Allen: Added description
  • June 11, 2013: Updated by Jim Allen: Refined coordinates

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