The park is beautified for public use.
A macadam road opens to the park. 40
Construction of a guest house begins (which later became a gift shop). 57
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. 89
A cooperative agreement is signed with the National Park Service to develop the site. 90
Museum manages construction of a new $5.8 million facility. 92
Grand opening of the new Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark on April 25th.