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Altoona Works (also known as Altoona Terminal) is a large railroad industrial complex in Altoona, Pennsylvania. [1]

29 relations: Alexander Graham Bell, Altoona, Pennsylvania, Blacksmith, Boiler, Brass, Cast iron, Casting, Conrail, Diesel locomotive, Electric locomotive, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Foundry, Goods wagon, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, List of locomotive builders, Locomotive, Machine shop, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, Norfolk Southern Railway, Operation Pastorius, Passenger car (rail), Pennsylvania Railroad, Pittsburgh, Rail transport, Railroad car, Railroaders Memorial Museum, Steam locomotive, Telephone, Transfer table.

Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was a Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator who is credited with inventing and patenting the first practical telephone.

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Altoona, Pennsylvania

Altoona is a city in Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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A blacksmith is a metalsmith who creates objects from wrought iron or steel by forging the metal, using tools to hammer, bend, and cut (cf. whitesmith).

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A boiler is a closed vessel in which fluid (generally water) is heated.

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Brass is a metallic alloy that is made of copper and zinc.

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Cast iron

Cast iron is a group of iron-carbon alloys with a carbon content greater than 2%.

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Casting is a manufacturing process in which a liquid material is usually poured into a mold, which contains a hollow cavity of the desired shape, and then allowed to solidify.

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Conrail, the Consolidated Rail Corporation,, was the primary Class I railroad in the Northeastern United States between 1976 and 1999, when its routes were split between the CSX Corporation and Norfolk Southern Railway.

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Diesel locomotive

A diesel locomotive is a type of railway locomotive in which the prime mover is a diesel engine.

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Electric locomotive

An electric locomotive is a locomotive powered by electricity from overhead lines, a third rail or on-board energy storage such as a battery or a supercapacitor.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne is a city in the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Allen County, United States.

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A foundry is a factory that produces metal castings.

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Goods wagon

Goods wagons or freight wagons (North America: goods cars or freight cars) are unpowered railway vehicles that are used for the transportation of cargo.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg (Pennsylvania German: Harrisbarrig) is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County.

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List of locomotive builders

This is a list of locomotive builders by country, including current and defunct builders.

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A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.

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Machine shop

A machine shop is a room, building, or company where machining is done.

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Mifflin, Pennsylvania

Mifflin is a borough in Juniata County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Norfolk Southern Railway

The Norfolk Southern Railway is a Class I railroad in the United States.

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Operation Pastorius

Operation Pastorius was a failed German intelligence plan for sabotage inside the United States during World War II.

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Passenger car (rail)

A passenger car (known as a coach or carriage in the UK, and also known as a bogie in India) is a piece of railway rolling stock that is designed to carry passengers.

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Pennsylvania Railroad

The Pennsylvania Railroad (or Pennsylvania Railroad Company and also known as the "Pennsy") was an American Class I railroad that was established in 1846 and was headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County.

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Rail transport

Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.

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Railroad car

A railroad car or railcar (American and Canadian English), railway wagon or railway carriage (British English and UIC), also called a train car or train wagon, is a vehicle used for the carrying of cargo or passengers on a rail transport system (a railroad/railway).

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Railroaders Memorial Museum

The Railroaders Memorial Museum is a railroad museum in Altoona, Pennsylvania.

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Steam locomotive

A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.

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A telephone, or phone, is a telecommunications device that permits two or more users to conduct a conversation when they are too far apart to be heard directly.

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Transfer table

A transfer table or traverser is a piece of railway equipment.

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