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Nice little (yes, little) park in Gallitzin. There is a caboose and a viewing area (which has benches and tables) of the tunnels. Unfortunately vegetation growth obscures your view of the tunnels from the observation area. I'm not sure why the city hasn't trimmed this...More
If you like history and railroading a great piece of history to see. Not a large area but a nice little land mark. I never was a railroad buff, but my son is and now I am. It helped me better understand how our country...More
This is definitely a place you want to see. The museum and park are just above the tunnels. This was an older Pennsylvania Railroad, now Norfolk Southern mainline. The tunnels were constructed to alleviate the mountainous terrain. Lots of train action. Lawns and grounds are...More
A short drive from horseshoe curve and a lot better place to view the trains close up.There is a little park right next to the tracks and also a bridge above the tracks for viewing the trains.There is a nice museum across the street to...More
Railroad fans you have to add this stop to your bucket list just a short distance from the Horseshoe Curve watching a train emerge from the tunnel is definitely worth your time and a great photo op from the bridge over looking the tracks
We stop here on your way back from the horseshoe curve. There are many spots here to watch trains.
They have a caboose that you can tour and a free museum. The town here is little and people seem very friendly. There are many other...More
The small museum is located inside the town municipal building, which also houses the nice library and municipal offices. The museum contains railroad artifacts, exhibits, and a movie which explains the history and importance of the Gallitzin tunnels. The museum also touches on the town's...More
Usually something like this requires finding some parking lot or off street parking to see it, but they provided a few parking spots, a sign about the tunnels, and a bridge walkway to see over the trains.
If you are planning a rail fan visit to the area, this is a great place to watch the trains come out of the tunnel. Drive the roads in the area and nearby is where they switch off the pushers & they have a viewing...More