Allegheny Tunnel

Gallitzin, PA

Middle bore of three through Tunnel Hill, Gallitzin PA

Photos 

Gallitzan Tunnels

Westbound out of Allegheny Tunnel

Photo taken by Curtis Lee in July 2005

Map 

Description 

Constructed by Pennsylvania RR from 1851 to 1854. The tunnel is 3,612 feet long at an elevation of 2,167 feet above sea level. Enlarged and double-tracked in 1995 to allow the passage of double stack container trains. Present owner is Norfolk Southern RR.

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2010: Added by Curtis Lee

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Sources 

  • Curtis Lee - clee47ford [at] yahoo [dot] com