Pennsy units and Pennsy signals. Where else but Pittsburgh?
Oddly enough, for all the people out chasing on this day I was the only one at this particular location - perhaps because most others passed on trying to shoot through the fence on the footbridge.
The chase of the Pennsylvania Railroad's E-units on this day was lacking sunshine, full of rain, but loaded with great photo opprotunities!
A Fallen Flag No More? As if it was the 1950's in color, a pair of vintage Pennsylvania Railroad E8A's lead the Altoona Railfest "Pittsburgher" past the nicely restored Homestead Pe... (more)
Pennsylvania Railroad E-8 number 5711 leads an Altoona Railfest excursion North at Tyrone, Pa. on the Nittany & Bald Eagle Railroad, on October 1, 2011.
Southbound at Housels Run Road , with Altoona Railfest
trip from Harrisburg to Altoona to Tyrone , to Lock Haven PA. then south thru Williamsport , PA. south back to Harrisburg , Pa.
Pennsylvania Railroad E-8 number 5711 leads an Altoona Railfest excursion South through Muncy, Pa. on October 1, 2011.
NS 043 rolls through downtown Elmira enroute to Bath NY where they would tie down for the night.
Grand Entrance As the passenger special rounds the curve into the small town of Utica, the train is greeted by a large number of people getting their photo's of the train
The Pacific Limited passes through the small remote town of Sugarcreek, with French Creek right along side.
The E8's pass through the first crossing on the NS Meadville Line at track speed
The "Pacific Express" rolls across the 1040 foot long Starrucca Viaduct which sails over the Starrucca Creek and the village of Lanesboro.
The evening before starting their 4-state journey, Bennett Levin's PRR E8s sit patiently in Hoboken Terminal. Visible in the background is part of New York City's skyline including the Freedom Tow... (more)