PRR E8's on the last trip of Railfest weekend just pulling onto the Loop track at UN headed for AR and #1 track to head back down the hill then off to Harrisburg.
With eager railfans waiting on the bridge for the arrival of Amtrak special 975, 20G does an air brake test before sliding into the Gallitzin Tunnel on a beautiful July morning.
Juniata Terminal's Pennsylvania E8's Railfest Special heads out of the tunnel at Gallitzen on one of the excursion runs.
Pennsylvnia E 8 pass through the Galitzen Tunnel.
After rounding the loop track at AR, the Railfest excursion decends the slide on the return to Altoona.
NS 9463 clears the west portal of Galitzin Tunnel on track 3.
NS 21M travelling reverse main due to MOW equipment using the WB main to get to the loop.
A quartet of helpers pass a stopped NS 536 and past former Pennsy tower at CP AR which now silently watches the action.
The helpers on the eastbound coal drag are about to enter the Allegheny Tunnel as they start to make their way down the east slope.
The setting sun lights up the flanks of 24Z as it approaches Galitzin Tunnel.
21G leaves the tunnels under Gallitzin and is pulling hard to get its train over the grade. Before the head end exited the tunnel smoke was billowing out.
An old co-worker of mine...AKA "Buffy" gets the privilage to be the man at the throttle during the test run of the OCS power.
An Eastbound coal drag disappears into the tunnel at Gallitzin as the Pennsy N5C caboose stands guard on the hill. The tunnel to the left is the old Westbound portal, but now serves as a great pla... (more)
An Eastbound Intermodal train approaches the tunnel at Gallitzin to begin the decent down the East Slope into Altoona, PA.
NS 68Q drops down the slide into Portage Tunnel and eventually to Altoona, PA