The park is beautified for public use.
A macadam road opens to the park.
Construction of a guest house begins (which later became a gift shop).
A retired steam PRR locomotive #1361 is put on display in the park. PRR transfers park operations to the City of Altoona.
National Historic Landmark status is granted.
A cooperative agreement is signed with the National Park Service to develop the site.
Museum manages construction of a new $5.8 million facility.
Grand opening of the new Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark on April 25th.