Before climbing aboard his ride to Latrobe, Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman (front row, fourth from left) posed with the crew of Nickel Plate Road 2-8-4 765 during the servicing stop in Altoona.... (more)
The Penn Central heritage unit leads 64J down the mountain and around Horseshoe Curve. For more information, visit www.nscorp.commore)
Nickel Plate Road 765 and NS/NKP 8100 lead train 957, up the mountain around Horseshoe Curve. For more information, visit www.nscorp.com... (more)
Visitors flock to see Norfolk Southern Manifest 21G climb upgrade around the apex of the famous Horseshoe Curve.
The headlights of a westbound helper set heading up the East Slope towards Horseshoe Curve lights up the now closed Alto Tower and CP Altoona signal bridge.
NKP 765 marches into Altoona for a water stop.
NKP 765 makes her grand entrance into Altoona as she passes the no longer manned ALTO Tower and an NS SD80 Mac. Traffic came to a stand still on the bridge as everyone stopped to watch the old gir... (more)
A little worse for wear is Alto Tower in downtown Altoona. After closing at the end of June the tower stands silently watching the goings on around it. The removal of the PRR signals and a break i... (more)
Nickel Plate Road 765 and NS/NKP 8100 lead a deadhead excursion train along main two , around Horseshoe Curve. For more information, visit more)
With sanders on full blast and, in Notch 8, a set a of SD40E "helpers" shove hard up the Grade.
Follow the Flag! The Wabash Heritage Locomotive leads NS 852 through Altoona and into the Rose Yard.
"Follow The Flag" Wabash!! NS Wabash Heritage SD70ACe 1070 slowly rolls by the now closed Alto Tower
on the point of an 852 coal train.
With the American Flag flying, NS 21G rolls through the Curve on a warm Summer afternoon.
The Westbound Pennsylvanian with NYC 3 Private car departs Altoona station passing two sets of helpers (one not pictured). Just a little over a month has passed since ALTO tower has closed, and th... (more)