Photogallery: USA, Altoona – Pennsylvania Railroad Town
USA, Altoona – Pennsylvania Railroad Town
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In norheastern Pennsylvania, the town of Altoona. In the US, this town is mostly known for its railroad industry. Here you may see a huge landmark of Horseshoe Curve, the Railroaders Memorial Museum, the oldest wooden rollercoaster, or the Holy Communion. So let's join us and enjoy this town through our photogallery.
Text: Oskár Mažgút
Photos: Oľga Maňáková
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