A conductor talks with his engineer about the upcoming switch moves in Altoona as they get their morning shift gets started.
An Altoona Yard crew works on shifting some cars by CP Rose with GP38-2 5257.
When I shot this engine working the yard job over 4 years ago in the same spot she was wearing Conrail Blue.
Sliding through Altoona Yard at reduced speed, the windmill parts train continues south.
Although it was never officially on the CR roster, this old NYC unit was in the Altoona deadlines. The old unit has been shoved off the end of track, with the rear truck resting on the ground. Loo... (more)
A Westbound van train is just entering Altoona as it passses stored MOW equipment in the old yard.
A collection of helpers gathered at Altoona awaiting their chance to assist a train. In the background the Maersk Sealand SD40-2 3329 can be seen sticking out of the Juniata Locomotive Shop.
So close to the paint shop, but somehow has managed to hold on to its Conrail paint 9 years after the split
The roadrailer is changing crews at the old CNW Yard office on this foggy night. You can just see the legs to the left of the old spot light tower.
Older Dash-8 (but with the newer yellow frame stripe) departing Altoona Yard.
The early morning sun hits the 5200 and other locomotives outside of the shops in Altoona.
A yard job moves a cut of cars as power for an eastbound coal drag prepares to back aginst their train.
Reminders of Conrail's presence are everywhere as in the distance a CR Blue leader coal train waits for crew at Altoona.
One of the last pics of SOO 2719 in Wisconsin. Due to a lack of funds, SOO 2719's home in Altoona is being torn down. Therefore it is being sent to Montana to be rebuilt and to run excursions on... (more)