Helpers ahead lead an all EMD consist out of Galitzin Tunnel.
A string of black, brown, and gray hoppers, with their black diamonds inside begin their descent of "the slide".
Well I decided to drop in on this spot where I always used to watch trains from oh about 12 yrs ago when I was 10 and was always at my great grandmothers house which is just behind me to the right... (more)
Rear end helper is out of the hole holding back a loaded coal bucket, up ahead is the last bunch of cars on an autorack that is passing, and just a few minutes earlier, all three trains were passi... (more)
With it's Nathan P5a blaring, 2529 storms out of the Allegheny Tunnel with a trailer train on a beautiful fall afternoon in October.
Too bad for cab signals, or this BNSF power could have been leading this train over the Pittsburgh line. It was still a surprise to see and wouldn't mind seeing more of them!
A long manifest pauses to set the air before enter the west port of the Allegheny Tunnel during a heavy snow. Thanks Darryl and BurghMan for the explaination.See more photos on my Flickr ... (more)
The unmistakable profile of an SD70M-2 as it prepares to enter Gallitzin tunnel during a heavy snowstorm.
Time exposure of an eastbound intermodal's EOT entering Gallitzin Tunnel for the trip over the Curve towards Altoona.
Finally some color showing up again on the Pittsburgh Line. A BNSF Pumpkin decides to make a trip out east behind yet another Tank.
A pair of widecabs get 20E on the move again after making a stop at the top of the hill.
A tank and a pumpkin bring 22W's colorful consist to a stop in front of vacant AR tower before decending the slide.
The helpers on the rear end of an eastbound coal drag crest the top of the hill with the town of Gallitzin in the background.
A helper set brings up the rear of 21Q as it heads west on No. 4 Track and under the eastbound signal bridge at CP UN.