On one of those perfect autumn afternoons the shadows are beginning to encroach upon the right of way at MP241 west of Altoona as a 130 car Conway manifest climbs the east slope of the Alleghenie... (more)
The "new(er) kid" in town - AMTK #915, built in 1980, now also retired from service, sits on display next in progression to the former PRR, ex-PC, ex-Conrail GG1 built in 1934 know affectionately ... (more)
Pennsylvania Railroad GG1 No. 4913 on display at the Altoona Railroader's Memorial Museum. No. 4913 was retired in 1980, serving Amtrak, then as No. 913.
PRR K-4s No. 1361 (2017)
PRR K4 1361's boiler and firebox sit on an old Norfolk Southern flat car inside the 7 stall "Harry & Rebecca Bennett Memorial Roundhouse" at the Rail... (more)
PRR 4-6-2 K4s No. 1361 from the rear as seen at the Altoona Railroader's Memorial Museum. This is the infamous Belpair firebox which most would agree brought th... (more)
PRR K4 1361 sits in the "Harry & Rebecca Bennett Memorial Roundhouse" at the Railroaders Memorial Museum, disassembled with various parts laid out on the floor... (more)
Brookville BFA 4T Locomotive - on display in front of the Altoona Railroader's Memorial Museum - by the parking lot.
"Brookville Equipment Corporation, based in Brookville, Pennsylvania, Un... (more)
The Altoona Railroader's Memorial Museum
The Museum building is the former PRR master mechanics building which was built in 1882 and was once an extensive testing laboratory for the railroad. Th... (more)
NS 4022 leading 39Q out of Altoona with the Railroaders Museum in the background.
A westbound intermodal lights up the Westbound signals at CP MG. as of a month ago. The signals are on borrowed time with replacement arms already standing. And the name of the interlocking will b... (more)
With permission to be in the park. 20E lights up the hillside and 241 signals on the east side of Horseshoe Curve.
NS 6329 waits to be serviced at the engine house in Cresson, PA.
NS 7255 sits among other SD90MACs as the shop crews begin to rebuild them into SD70ACUs.
Back when the Bethlehem, PA mill was still producing, symbol BEPI carried its output west toward Conway. The train filled with truck frame traffic from Dana Industries in Reading, PA, followed by ... (more)