A Norfolk Southern ES40DC leads a SD60E pulling a long 10N up the slope towards the Gallitzin tunnels. The train is passing the old PRR position light signals here and the old AR control point tow... (more)
A westbound intermodal has finished cresting the grade up from Altoona after exiting the Gallitzin Tunnel. It will not coast on the dynamic brakes all the way down to Johnstown on this lovely Apri... (more)
NS train 21Q blasts out of the Gallitzin Tunnel as it crests the east slope of the Alleghenies.
As the sun is moments away from rising over the horizon, 17G grinds upgrade through the Allegheny Mountains against one of the most beautiful sights the mountains have to offer.
Boring HistoryNS 1800 pokes out of the Allegheny Tunnel on its way west.
This tunnel is actually the oldest of the three bores through the summit of the Allegheny Escarpm... (more)
An SD70M-2 leads a westbound stack train through Gallitzin Tunnel on the NS Pittsburgh Line.
Conrail 6167 leads a westbound manifest train out of the Gallitzin tunnels.
Altoona Railfest's "Railfest Limited" excursion train exits the NS Pittsburgh Line's Allegheny Tunnel on the last of its one hour trips from Altoona to Gallitzin and return before its ev... (more)
Westbound stack train with trailing units NS 6616 SD60 & BNSF 4464 C44-9W exits Allegheny Tunnel on the NS Pittsburgh Line.
While waiting for a westbound at the tunnel, I heard on the scanner that 16N was approaching Gallitzin heading East on track 1. I scurried over to the other side of town just in time to snap some... (more)
The morning was brutally cold up in the PA mountains, so as I waiting patiently for a westbound, I nearly froze. Finally, after a rare lull on Pittsburgh Line, an NS intermodal train emerged from... (more)
35A exits Allegheny Tunnel with an ex-Conrail SD80MAC on point, passing by the PRR caboose on display.
The Lehigh Valley heritage unit rolls out of the tunnel at Gallitzin after just having battled the Allegheny Mountains without the assistance of helpers.
Amtrak 94 emerges from the west portal of Gallitzin tunnel on it's way to the next stop in Johnstown.
10N starts down the Slide in Gallitzin with SD45-2 1703 leading. Today a Safetran Mast signal stands next to the PRR Dwarf signal.