Pennsy N5C cabin, built 6/42, welcomes railfans observing the activity below as Conrail 6469 pops out of the old tunnel.
Conrail action from the overpass of Hwy 53. The colors are just starting to change.
With help cut in on the head end the westbound "garbage" train roars out of the Allegheny Tunnel.
The eastbound Pennsylvanian about to plunge in to the Gallitzin Tunnel.
Helpers on a westbound double-stack train ease off the throttle as they crest the mountain summit at Gallitzin.
The westbound "Pennsylvanian" exits the Allegheny Tunnel on its way to Pittsburgh to connect with train 29 the westbound "Capitol Limited".
With no help a very heavy 10N with a leader in that classic blue scheme will soon be in "full dynamic" as she feels the grips in the 2.1% grade of "the slide".
Helpers in full dynamics, 10G plunges into New Portage Tunnel.
The rear end of a very heavy coal drag crests the summit of the Alleghenies and will soon feel the effects of the 2.1% grade of the "slide".
The eastbound Pennsylvanian coasts through "Tunnels Park" and is about to enter the Allegheny Tunnel.
A birds eye view of the helpers shoving on the rear of a westbound mixed bag.
The last excursion train of the day is about to enter the "loop Track" as she knocks the signal down at "UN".
Bennett Levin's E8's make their grand entrance into Tunnels Park.
The Horseshoe Curve excursion train exits the "loop" and is on it's way back down the hill with Bennett Levin's beautiful E8's in charge.
Coffee break on top of the mountain. This was the most photographed Cup-o-Joe hand off of all time....