Conrail 6461 and 6409 leads a westbound manifest train out of the Gallitzin tunnels.
A very early Conrail mixed freight descends the mountain grade east towards Altoona as a westbound train with helpers climbs upgrade in the distance.
There were still four tracks up the mountain in 1978 when this 1964-built ex-PRR SD35 was leading three other EMDs west of Horseshoe Curve. No. 2 track was removed in the 1980s.
Conrail PIAL (Conway-Allentown) glides down the Juniata river valley at Warrior Ridge, PA, between Huntingdon and Petersburg, on a mild and lovely July morning. The lead SD40-2 is followed by B36-... (more)
With helpers ahead of the road power and two more on the rear, a 137 car westbound manifest is 21st of 22 trains in four hours at MG, back when it was still a part-time open office. The air lines ... (more)
A local led by a GP15-1 provides a nice change of pace from the widecabs and SD40-2s frequently seen on the Pittsburgh Line.
A pair of Altoona helpers shove a westbound toward Horseshoe Curve.
You'd never know the end was near in this photo taken during Conrail's last days. A relatively clean pair of SD80MACs lead a westbound under a PRR signal bridge that I believe was removed shortly... (more)
A four-unit matched helper set rolls thru Conemaugh.
Amtrak's Pennsylvanian heads east on the Pittsburgh Line as a Conrail empty hopper train rolls west on the Port Perry Branch in the foreground.
CSX local Y101 heads through Pittsburgh on Conrail trackage. This train operated daily from Glenwood to Island Avenue Yard until the AVR assumed control of the former B&O in the Pittsburgh area.
Crossing the famous Pennsylvania Railroad Rockville bridge in late afternoon sun is train OIPI-2 with SD40-2 #6460 leading GP38 #7723 and SD40-2 #6412.
With the Pittsburgh skyline in the background, a Conrail business train passes an interesting Green Mountain billboard
Westbound By Tower