Eastbound in morning light ,approaching tunnel on track 2. Normal eastbound track is track 1, due to track work
they used track 2 today. ( note track 1 is up the hill.)
Westbound passing thru signal bridge.
PRR 5711 once again sees the light of day after going through the tunnel at Gallitzin on thenext to last trip 'around the Curve' for Altoona Railfest '07.
The Pennsylvania E8's excursion train snake off the loop, passing AR tower and back on to Track 1 to Altoona for the first run of Sunday.
An intermodal train works hard up the final few feet into the tunnel at Gallitzin.
Another excursion train exits The Allegheny Tunnel and passes through Tunnels Park as it is greeted by railfans young and old alike.
36A works its way towards the Portage Tunnel after blocking the view on Amtrak 975 to railfans at Cassandra and Lilly, PA.
There were more clicks going off this 5 second period of the train going by then I ever thought I would hear in my life. The E's on their first run over the mountain on Railfest 2007 weekend. RP... (more)
E8A's reach the summit on the third trip up to Gallitzin and back to Altoona.
AMTK 975 comes off of the rusty rail at CP AR and heads back to Altoona.
The third of three Altoona to Gallitzin round-trips exits the tunnel on Main 2 and prepares to use the run-around track between UN and AR to head back for Altoona.
Railfans, with shutters snapping and video cameras rolling, film the first run of Amtrak 975 at Portage St in Gallitzin.