Milepost 242: Imitation is the Sincerest Form of FlatteryA panorama, formed of 33 individual frames stitched together, shows off the entire arc of Horseshoe Curve in its modern form... (more)
The Union Pacific 1943 Office Car special is seen here passing the Horseshoe Curve. The train is on its return trip back to home rails.
Duct Tape Can't Fix Everything...
...despite popular belief. Though the talented shop force at Juniata probably can fix anything. NS 4001, the AC44C6M that was involved in the 59... (more)
Snow Squall Shifting
Norfolk Southern keeps a couple of ex-Reading SW1001s on the roster, at least two of which hang around Altoona for use as the shop goat. Here we find the regul... (more)
A Bumblebee in the Fog and the RainA westbound autorack train climbs the mountain with a little Reading Company on the head end. The PRR and Reading weren't the best of friends, tho... (more)
Smell that Fresh Paint!One from the archives today! I recall standing on the North 8th Street Bridge in Altoona waiting on a westbound power move lead by the Wabash heritage unit wh... (more)