The E's are on their way back to Altoona after the overnight run to Pittsburgh as they make good time running up the west slope on a near perfect summer morning.
Plenty of fall color is present in the Delaware River Valley this November with Juniata Terminal's 5711 and 5809 supplying a majority of it as well as some leaves clinging to branches. The PRR E8s... (more)
Just minutes after 20G cleared, PRR 5711 leads NS 855 east through Lilly.
07/07/07 marks the beginning of Altoona Railfest starting with a trip from Harrisburg to Altoona with the PRR E8s. At 0740 the excursion crosses Rockville Bridge only a few miles into the journey.... (more)
Arriving back in Altoona, PRR 5711 repeats a classic PRR scene as she rolls past Alto Tower.
After running on restricted signals from Conpit to Summerhill, PRR 5711 has gotten up to track speed, and is seen roraring through Lilly, waking up anyone still asleep on a beautiful Sunday mornin... (more)
The surrounding hills, signal bridge and Tuscan red engines and consist all scream PRR in western Pennsylvania, but this is a scene on the former Lackawanna mainline a few miles north of Scranton.... (more)
Westbound "Gateway Tripper" is heading to Pittsburgh.
The second excursion over Horseshoe Curve for Altoona Railfest is departing Altoona.
In a classic PRR West Slope scene, PRR 5711 heads to Pittsburgh with the Gateway Tripper. For the second year in a row, we almost got blocked by a slow moving Westbound freight on track 3.
As they round the curve, everyone is fixated on one thing, the Pennsy E8's.
GATEWAY TRIPPER RETURNS TO ALTOONA FROM PITTSBURGH ON SUNDAY DURING RAILFEST 2008.
The Pittsburgh to Altoona Railfest train exits the Conemaugh Line at Conpit for the final leg of the trip back to Altoona.