Burg in Focus: Harris Tower

September 2, 2016

Our partnership with TheBurg this month took us to a place we’d never been or even known about in our hometown of Harrisburg.

The Harris Tower, situated unobtrusively between Forum Place and the State Street Bridge, is a railroad control tower, otherwise known as an interlocking tower. It also serves as the home of the┬áNational Railway Historical Society (NRHS) – Harrisburg Chapter.Harris Tower has been completely restored to its appearance in 1945 and all facets of the interlocking machine, model

Harris Tower has been completely restored to not only its 1945 appearance, but all facets of the interlocking machine, model board and communications equipment were made operable to be experienced by visitors.

Burg in Focus: Harris Tower from GK Visual on Vimeo.

We love being able to discover new gems within Harrisburg and beyond, and our team had a great time learning to produce this video.

Read more about Harris Tower in this month’s issue of TheBurg.

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