From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Allegheny River (/ ˌæləˈɡeɪni / AL-ə-GAY-nee) is a principal tributary of the Ohio River. It is located in the Eastern United States. The Allegheny River joins with the Monongahela River to form the Ohio River at the "Point" of Point State Park in Downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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The Tributaries of the Allegheny River drain western Pennsylvania and part of New York. The following table lists all the named tributaries of the Allegheny River.For each stream, the name, tributary number, coordinate and political subdivision of the confluence, and coordinate of the source are given.NameNumberBankMouthWoodcock Creek1Left41°50′06″N 77°52′48″W#xfeff; / #xfeff;41.83500°N 77.88000°W (elev. 2,041 feet (622 m))Dwight Creek2Right41°50′08″N 77°55′11″W#xfeff; / #xfeff;41.83556°N 77.91972°W (elev. 1,893 feet (577 m))Peet Brook3Right41°50′02″N 77°56′31″W#xfeff; / #xfeff;41.83389°N 77.94194°W (elev. 1,837 feet (560 m))Baker Creek4Right41°48′36″N 78°00′03″W#xfeff; / #xfeff;41.81000°N 78.00083°W (elev. 1,722 feet (525 m))
It has a drainage area of 319 square miles (830 km 2) and joins the Allegheny at Oil City. Attractions along the river include the Drake Well Museum and Oil Creek State Park . The stream was named after the oil that was found along its banks before the historic oil strike by Edwin Drake in Titusville , which Oil Creek flows through.Name, BankRiver Mile (km)Watershed Area in Square Miles (km2)Average DischargeCornplanter Run, right bank1.18 mi (1.90 km)3.26 square miles (8.4 km2)5.99 cu ft/s (0.170 m3/s)Cherry Run, left bank3.26 mi (5.25 km)12.82 square miles (33.2 km2)22.94 cu ft/s (0.650 m3/s)Cherrytree Run, right bank4.24 mi (6.82 km)16.94 square miles (43.9 km2)30.45 cu ft/s (0.862 m3/s)Benninghof Run, right bank7.86 mi (12.65 km)2.86 square miles (7.4 km2)5.41 cu ft/s (0.153 m3/s)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Allegheny River Turnpike Bridge carries Interstate 76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) over the Allegheny River. The structure features a pair of twin 2,350’ cast-in-place concrete segmental bridges. This is the first of its type in Pennsylvania.
- 523 feet (159 m)
- 2,350 feet (720 m)
- November 2009
- Allegheny River
Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 5 is a historic lock and fixed-crest dam complex located at Gilpin Township and South Buffalo Township in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. It was built between 1920 and 1927 by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, and consists of the lock, dam, esplanade, and Operations Building.
Allegheny River, in Pennsylvania and New York Allegheny Mountains, part of the Appalachian Mountain Range in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia Allegheny Mountain (Pennsylvania), major mountain ridge in the northern part of the Allegheny Mountains
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 2 (also known as the Highland Park Lock and Dam) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a lock and fixed-crest dam from 1932. It crosses the Allegheny River between the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Highland Park and the suburb of Aspinwall.
- Vang Construction Company
- 8.8 acres (3.6 ha)
- 7451 Lockway W, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Allegheny is the early French spelling (as in Allegheny River, which was once part of New France), and Allegany is closer to the early English spelling (as in Allegany County, Maryland, Allegany County, New York, or Alleghany County, Virginia).
Allegheny City was a municipality that existed in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania from 1788 until it was annexed by Pittsburgh in 1907. It was located north across the Allegheny River from downtown Pittsburgh, with its southwest border formed by the Ohio River, and is known today as the North Side.