A 1967-built SD40 makes a smoky exit from the 1854 Summit, or Allegheny Tunnel, which was rebuilt 1994-95 with two tracks and clearance for double-stacks. As part of that project, Gallitzin Tunne... (more)
After shooting the OCS down in Altoona, I made my west up the mountain to shoot it yet again, this time coming out of the tunnels under the town of Gallitzin. This spot isn't great in the winter a... (more)
A 1971-built ex-Penn Central SD40 leads a train out of the now-closed 1904 Gallitzin Tunnel. The 1854 tunnel on the right, Summit, or Allegheny Tunnel, was rebuilt 1994-95 with two tracks and cle... (more)
NS 23Z heads up the Slide on Track 1 approaching AR Tower. Due to a small derailment in Cresson, all trains were routed via this line. Including several westbounds. This used to be a rare sight, b... (more)
NS 7235 and 7237 Helper units emerging from the Gallitzin tunnel from Altoona Pa on their way back to Cresson Pa. for the next need for help climbing Horseshoe Curve
NS AC44C6M is a rear helper on the back of 12G. About to duck under the new eastbound signalbridge at AR Interlocking. This was the last trip of 4299 in helper service before being moved to road s... (more)
Slowly making its way upgrade toward the Galitzin tunnels, westbound containers make their way out of Horseshoe curve in the beautiful Pennsylvania fall foliage.
Two trains head east down the grade into Horse Shoe curve.
A clean AC44C6M leads the charge of a westbound mixed freight out of the iconic Gallitzin tunnels as an elderly man and his dog look on
NS 4238 leads and intermodal train out of the Gallitzin Tunnel and starts its downgrade run to Johnstown, PA.
The remains of AR "Allegheny Ridge" Tower sits idle on this June morning awaiting it's final demise. Built by the Pennslyvania Railroad in 1944, it sits at the summit of the eastern cont... (more)
NS 1804 leads a coal train towards Altoona.
A Westbound Hot shot exits the Gallitzin Tunnel on a beautiful Saturday afternoon.