Two SD60Is emerge out of the Gallitzin Tunnel with an empty PPLX coal train.
11A with the usual Juniata shop power runs west towards Cresson PA. The consist on this day included a brand new 60E, 40-2 with the new "Admiral Cab" and two RP-E4C's.
Coal train 590 Passes the endangered AR tower and begins its slow decent down the 2.2% grade that is "The Slide".
Manifest train 10G passes through Gallitzin with three northern visitors, two CNs and a BC Rail.
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A set of SD40E helpers leading NS 2758 on NS 36A with empty autoracks out of the Gallitzin Tunnel.
NS 2778 breaks the silence of the night as she exits the Allegheny Tunnel. Thanks to Phil and William Banks for assistant with the lighting.
A westbound train is about to exit the Gallitzin Tunnel and lights up the inside liner, heavy moisture in the air and the blowing snow.
NS 098 with an SD 70ACe and SD40-2 High hood pause with a load of crude oil prior to entering Gallitzin Tunnel to do a brake test. This train was given track authority to run on Main 3 to Altoona ... (more)
Ever since I was a kid, reading Trains, Railfan & Railroad magazines and various books, I've been fascinated with the Pennsylvania Railroad. In 1990, my father and I visited AR Tower in Gallitzin,... (more)
Venerable AR Tower and Amtrak's Broadway Limited were both running on borrowed time in 1995.
A Conrail intermodal train smokes its way out of the Gallitzin Tunnel at Gallitzin, Pennsylvania, on October 23, 1988. Powering the westbound train is a EMD duo of SD50 No. 6729 and SD40 No. 6252.... (more)
A pair of manned helpers assist a loaded coal train down "The Slide" at Gallitzin during a wintry dawn.
Conrail C40-8W No. 6204 blows out a cloud of black smoke at it begins its decent of the West Slope at Gallitzin, PA on August 9, 1998.