Plenty of history in this photo that includes a string of SD40-2 high hoods (3295,3214, 3319, 3318, 3212) awaiting their turn in the shop, the frame of a GP50 (7064) and a PC and Southern gon.
Westbound ethanol just after 8am
The misc power in the middle of the shops includes some cool stuff like ex UP SD60s, C39-8s and much more!
Now off the Active Roster, NS GP50 7054 has already had its electrical componets removed from the control stand and now awaits its new future as a Road slug
Power at Juniata
The Horseshoe Curve Special is a few miles east of the curve as the 765 starts to dig into the grade west of Altoona.
The NKP 765 waits for her passengers to load for the return trip back for the evening.
Amtrak 159 slows to a stop at the station in Altoona
While dozens of other photographers opted to shoot the other side of the curve, four of us enjoyed the view from the east side as NKP 765 rolled back towards Altoona.
The NKP 765 passes by Alto Tower as it eases into Altoona after moving east through Horseshoe Curve.
The NS8105 rolls through Altoona on the way to ND.
I drove 700 miles from St. Louis, Missouri this weekend so I could both experience Horseshoe Curve for the first time and capture this beautiful steam locomotive in this fantastic setting. The wea... (more)
The Virginian unit!
Some old Southern SD40-2s wait for their chance for rebuild
Many railfans of all ages came out to the park to enjoy 765 making its last run up the mountain on NS 061 Horseshoe Curve Special over Memorial day weekend.