Cresson / Galitzin
No traffic through the bore at Galitzin. I
was here back in 1994 and caught some good shots of Conrail using the single-track
bore, while they lowered the tracks in the twin-bore.
was a different story! This seemed even busier then Horseshoe Curve
had been and it's set up with railfans in mind too. The city has
a parking area beside the track with an elevated viewing platform.
I met a few locals there as well as a fellow from LA with his 2 kids tagging
From the viewing platform looking
East toward the diamond and tower at Cresson.
A Westbound light engine move which
included a slug unit, second from the rear.
This caboose is on display in Galitzen near
tunnel hill, a model train museum is in a
A coal drag we paced for awhile on
our way from Altoona to Sand Patch.