The Gregarious Railfan
Gallitzin, PA  16641 (population, 1,664)

GPS: N 40.48217, W 78.55156   Google map   

Scanner: NS 160.800 [46], and 161.070 [64]  

Railroad: Norfolk Southern Pittsburg Division

Description: Gallitzin, PA is a town in central Pennsylvania and the location of the RR tunnels in the Allegheny
Mountains west of Horseshoe Curve on the NS (former Pennsy RR Broadway route). There is a a small railfan viewing
park north of the tracks at the west entrance to the tunnel.

Approximate # trains per 24 hours: 50+

Nearby RR stuff: Cresson, PA 3 miles west and Horseshoe Curve 4 miles east.

Gregariousness quotient: Low to Medium

Lodging: The Tunnel Inn, 702 Jackson Street, N 40.48140, W 78.55169   Chain hotels are available in Altoona
“The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines.”
- Charles Kuralt
Denver Todd is The Gregarious Railfan
Todd Sestero is the RAILFAN GUIDES of the U.S.
November 2014
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