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Historical program, hike will explore former Laurel Mountain railroad line

This locomotive arrived in Latrobe in October 1899 and was the first to travel up Laurel Mountain on the Pittsburgh, Westmoreland and Somerset Railroad.

Where hiking trails now welcome visitors to explore the slopes of Laurel Mountain, at the border of Westmoreland and Somerset counties, locomotives once pulled carloads of timber and quarried stone over the lofty ridge.


Source: The Tribune-Review

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