The 1970 High Iron special with NKP 759 blasts by with it's train a few miles out of Mifflin.
The 1970 High Iron special with NKP 759 blasts by with it's train a few miles out of Mifflin, at the Hawstone crossovers. Welded rail had yet to come to the old Middle Division.
Hawstone is a few miles west of Mifflin, PA., in the heart of the old Middle Division. Here NKP 759 is framed by an iron gateway under classic PRR signals in this 1970 view. Today it is known as... (more)
Nickel Plate #759 shows off her train of PC coaches and High Iron equipment as she crosses the Susquehanna back in 1970.
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)
NKP 759 makes it's first runby on this roll of film. We are up on the slope headed back around Horseshoe Curve to Altoona and eventually Harrisburg. Note the welded rail just beginning to be ins... (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)
We are somewhere in El Salvador, perhaps you recognize the location of this bridge.
A pair of Alco RS's with just the right amount of work grime on the flanks to show off the detail wait for a move in this 1956 view.
The eastbound Aerotrain makes a stop at Altoona. Note the PRR keystone is not on the pilot. Also that there were really no platforms in Altoona just walkways flush with the tracks. My good frie... (more)
Taken in the East Altoona pit with a PRR Police escort
Taken in the East Altoona pit with a PRR Police escort, 2 versions of PRR "heritage".
Taken in the East Altoona pit during the steam-diesel transition era with a PRR Police escort. The Alco diesels were classified RSD-7 on the Pennsy.
This is PRR's daily local, S71, which ran from Northumberland to Selinsgrove Jct., then out the Selinsgrove Secondary to the PP&L power plant in Shamokin Dam, PA. (coal loads). It then continued ... (more)
Q steam parked at Galesburg