Conrail SD35 No. 6040 was built by EMD in May, 1965 as the Central Railroad of New Jersey's No. 2501; one of twelve units (2501-2512) on that road's roster. This view is from the trackside park a... (more)
Only 25 "POOCHes" were built by GE and all were scrapped, but here's two in their heyday heading up a 1978 Lancaster Chapter NRHS fall foliage excursion, westbound at Kittanning Point.
There were still four tracks up the mountain in 1978 when this 1964-built ex-PRR SD35 was leading three other EMDs west of Horseshoe Curve. No. 2 track was removed in the 1980s.
In a beautiful fall autumn environment as are the Allegheny Mountains, NS freight go down to Altoona by the famous Horseshoe Curve, NS Pittsburgh Line, in Altoona PA. Erie Lackawanna SD45-2 No.170... (more)
Second WinterThe first day of spring 2018 was, ironically, met with a rather heavy snowstorm. I sort of imagine the conversation between Nature and the Seasons being much like the '... (more)
Across the ValleyThe Railroader's Memorial Museum cut the trees and brush clear about 2 years back, and what a difference does it make. Prior to deforestation, this view of the tail... (more)
The Pennsy K4 is dwarfed by the non-conventional signal bridge near CP ALTO, as it crosses over to return to the museum after a trip to Bellefonte.
Entering the yard for a quick crew change before heading westbound.
NS rebuilds in progress
Erie-Lackawanna GP35 2556 and 2583 with Penn Central GP38 7905 at Altoona, PA. on October 26, 1976. Photo taken from my slide collection, no photographer listed on slide.
Variety of locomotives in Juniata locomotive shop under a threatening sky that would bring heavy rain during the afternoon. Built in 1888 - 1990 and expanded in 1924 - 1925, Juniata Shop it was an... (more)
The Conductor of the Pennsylvanian looks over his train and waves to the people at Horse Shoe Curve.
The westbound Pennsylvanian climbs the grade of Horse Shoe Curve.
Amtrak Heritage P42 No. 145 leads train 43, the Pennsylvanian at the Altoona station on a rainy August day.
Some rebuild progression as denoted by the newly installed cabs.