Tyrone Forge to South Fork

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The latest photos are from Portage and South Fork.

Westbound Conrail 6224 crosses the viaduct at Tyrone Forge

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Amtrak 92 leads a very long "Three Rivers" westbound into Altoona.

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The consist includes two Santa Fe sleepers...

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And the Illinois Central Theatre Car returning from an Amtrak special retirement party train.

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Conrail 6856 leads an auto rack train westbound past the Altoona Transportation Center (52K)

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Conrail 6263 leads a train eastbound around Horseshoe Curve. (187K)

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The Horseshoe Curve Memorial Museum (45K)

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Conrail 6210 leads a double stack eastbound at Gallitzin PA. Just to the right it will enter the New Portage Tunnel and begin the descent to Altoona (61K)

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Conrail 6483 leads a hot TV train westbound out of the Gallitzin Tunnel (31K)

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A hot Conrail Mail train heads eastbound into the Gallitzin Tunnel (22K)

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Conrail 6847 westbound around Cassandra Curve (29K)

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Conrail 3298 leads a Road Railer eastbound beneath the Cassandra foot bridge (28K)

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Conrail 3298 with the Road Railers heading toward Cassandra Curve. All too soon, these blue locomotives will be painted black & white for NS (31K)

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Conrail 6461 pulling a mixed freight up Cassandra Hill (37K)

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Conrail 6388 gives 6461's train a push beneath the Cassandra foot bridge. (12K)

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Conrail helpers round Cassandra Curve enroute to Conemaugh (Johnstown). (13K)

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Conrail 5586 and 6130 head east with a TV train at milepost 259 just east of NY at Portage PA.

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Conrail 6010 and 6113 bring a mixed freight westbound through Portage PA at milepost 259. In foreground is industrial track leading to Sonman Tipple and back to mainline at BC.

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Conrail 6246 and 6157 bring XXMM28E westbound into Portage PA.

Picture below is Conrail 6588 bring up the rear.

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Both pictures are from the Jamestown bridge at MP 257, and the industrial track heading off to the right meets the mainline at BC, and leads to the Sonman Tipple. The west end of it is at NY near MP 259. (Thanks to the Central PA Railfan for the caption)

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A Westbound Conrail mixed freight crosses the 3 arch stone viaduct at Summerhill PA (10K)

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Amtrak 104 with the Eastbound "Pennsylvanian" at Summerhill PA.

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Conrail 6225 and 5556 head east past the South Fork Secondary with a coal drag

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Conrail 6225 and 5556 head out of South Fork toward Summerhill and Altoona.

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Conrail 6388 and 6370 push hard as the coal drag leaves South Fork PA

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