Waiting for NKP 759 to pass by, the photographer nabs a PC van train with the class GP-35 #2250 leading a nice mix of power somewhere on the old PRR Middle Division near Mifflin. 2250 came from t... (more)
Oh the indignity. A former Water Level Route hack brings up the markers on a welded rail work train moving through the mountains of central PA on the former PRR Middle Division, just two years af... (more)
Other traffic over the ex-PRR Middle Division near Mifflin the day of the NKP 759 chase in 1970 included this Penn Central welded rail train. #6067 is wearing the same number on the PC roster as ... (more)
What to do while waiting for a Nickel Plate steam excursion over Horseshoe Curve? Why, shoot a Pennsy U-boat wit a Penn Central freight. Believed to be Cresson, corrections welcome. This is fro... (more)
A passenger train meets a manifest up on the mountain. A guess has this passenger train rolling downgrade into Altoona on the east slope while a manifest tackles the mountain. Thanks Luke Harshba... (more)
Penn Central eastbound coal train passes Hunt tower as a pretty college student watches. Many students from the local college (Juniata) used the local train station located just east of the tower.... (more)
An A-B-B-A set made up of former NYC F's and PRR GP-9B's, assigned to gravel train service, waits for a crew in the shadow of New Haven's iconic Coal tower. Photographer Ken Patton visited New Hav... (more)
The CTC panel in Smithboro Tower controlled the majority of the Penn Central (ex-PRR) line across southern Illinois from Terre Haute to East St. Louis. At Smithboro, the PC line was crossed by the... (more)
Local freight with no traffic heads to Worcester on one of the tightest curves and steepest grades on the East end of the B&A. So far today it's been heavy switching, notice the breather pipe on t... (more)
Notch-nose Alcos rule at Maybrook Yard- for now. The Poughkeepsie Bridge Route via Maybrook would close in less than a year. These are former New Haven units on former New Haven rails. Did you spo... (more)
Yes, a trio of PC Centuries heading up a westbound Milwaukee Road freight! Note also the signal in the distance at the left: three vertical lights in the top position, and PRR-style position ligh... (more)
Head brakeman is about to jump off so he can throw the switch for Canton.
Something appears to be amiss with the trucks on this Penn Central boxcar. Tom Golden photo.
Wayne Allen photo.