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U.S. History Topics » Movements » Transportation

Allegheny Portage Railroad: Developing Transportation Technology

shows the innovative transportation system used in the 1820s-1840s to tow railroad cars up and down the steep slopes of the Allegheny Mountains. (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)

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A Sectional Canal Boat in the Hitching Shed,' by George Storm, date unknown. (National Park Service)

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