Abandoned narrow gauge hopper cars belonging to the East Broad Top Railroad sit staged ready for an assignment that never came, left frozen in time. Though abandoned, they are not without ownersh... (more)
An elusive standard gauge tank car sits forlorn among narrow gauge hoppers in the woods of what was once the bustling Mount Union yard of the East Broad Top Railroad.
A long abandoned hopper and a steel box car sit frozen in time, serving as a time capsule preserving a part of Mount Union's past. That is, so long as someone, or some group, remains in a position... (more)
Mother Nature wraps her limbs around a pair of abandoned narrow gauge hoppers at East Broad Top's Mount Union yard in an apparent attempt to reclaim the land.
EBT narrow gauge hoppers at rust at the north end of the East Broad Top Mount Union Yard. The hopper cars have sat here, frozen in time, since the railroad closed back on April 13, 1956. Though ... (more)
A Tree Grows in Mount Union
A tree makes its way to Heaven, piercing through the trucks and around the belly of a narrow gauge hopper car. The rusting car, one of over 200, has sat in Ea... (more)
Ice Floes BelowA westbound intermodal train crosses the Juniata River at Mount Union on the former PRR stone viaduct. The weather has been in single digit temperatures for the past ... (more)
After 20K moved through Altoona without stopping and then flew down the Pittsburgh line at track speed, I was barely in time to catch it here over the bridge in Mount Union. 20K was a short train... (more)
Eastbound stack on bridge.
Westbound with manifest train.
Eastbound on trestle with ex Indiana Railroad , now NS 7337 on train.
Eastbound on bridge at Mount Union.
On track two.
Sixty years have passed since this empty narrow gauge hopper last moved. During that time, Mother Nature had begun its process of reclamation. Rails have sunk into the ground and many wheels of ad... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Pennsylvanian lumbers over the Juniata River just east of Mount Union. While much of the folliage is dead in the region, it's amazing how late it has clung to Jack's Moun... (more)