Railroad Adventures

There are so many Railroad Adventures in Blair County!  Click on the Explore+ tabs below to start planning your Railroad Adventure!

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    • Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
      (814) 886-6150
      110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, PA 16641

      Visitor center, exhibits, , trail, film, historic railroad remains, Lemon House & Staple Bend Tunnel. Site open yearround. Administered by the National Park Service.

    • Alto Model Train Museum Association, Inc.
      (814)-695-3246
      1401 2nd Avenue, Duncansville, PA 16635

      The largest model train displays in the area. 8 platforms with the finest details from towns to rail yards. Purchase equipment for your own setups. Children can enjoy Thomas Train play stations. Buses welcome. Open 9-4 Saturdays & Sundays. Located inside Antique Depot. Free admission.

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      Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum
      (814) 946-0834
      1300 9th Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602

      America's only interactive Railroaders Museum: film, museum, gift shop, lobby show. Test your knowledge of the PRR. You don't have to be a rail fan to love this museum!

    • Gallitzin Tunnels Park & Museum
      (814) 886-8871
      411 Convent Street, Degol Plaza, Gallitzin, PA 16641

      Experience the thrill of monster engines emerging from the Allegheny Tunnel on Norfolk Southern's mainline. Visit a 1942 PRR Caboose. Enjoy exhibits & videos in the museum. Open Noon - 4pm. Closed November-April. Free Admission.

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      Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark
      (814) 946-0834
      Kittanning Point Road and Glenwhite Road, Altoona, PA 16601

      One of the World's most incredible engineering feats. Ride the funicular or walk 194 beautiful landscaped steps to the tracks to view the trains. On-site Visitors Center has interpretive displays & a gift shop filled with souvenirs.

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      The Everett Railroad Co.
      (814) 696-3877
      424 2nd Avenue, Duncansville, PA 16635

      All aboard the Everett Railroad! Scenic train excursions from Hollidaysburg - visit our website for schedule. Special events, holiday trains & fun for the whole family! Come ride the rails with us!