October 16, 2010

Altoona Railroad Trip!

The Society’s Railroad trip to Altoona has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 16.

We will depart from the Pittsburgh Amtrak station at 7 AM and head to Altoona where we will visit the Altoona Railroaders Museum.

After a box lunch at the museum, we will head off to the Horseshoe Curve, which should be in its autumn glory.

From the Curve we will head west via motorcoach to the Portage RR National Historical Site for a look at this section of the Pennsylvania Canal System.

Then it is off to Johnstown for dinner at Harrigan’s Cafe.

At 6 pm we board the train in Johnstown, and arrive in Pittsburgh at 8.

Parking in Pittsburgh is available at the new parking lot just across Liberty Avenue from the Amtrak station.

Tariff for the Altoona trip is $100.
This includes train tickets, admission fees to all sites, and both lunch and dinner.
Reservation deadline is October 1.

Reservations can be made by calling John Canning 412-322- 3974
or by e-mail: johnjcanning@hotmail.com