An ultra wide perspective of Horseshoe Curve shows westbound empties rounding the bend under the power of a trio of SD60I's.
My first visit to Horeshoe Curve and I found a neat place to climb up and take pictures
A little exploring on Google Earth revealed the 10th street crossing in southern Altoona and a great afternoon spot for pictures. I wonder if that building ever received rail service.
A westbound freight passes ALTO Tower in Altoona. At the time, I was thrilled to see the NS power in Altoona. Little did I know they would own the place some 7 years later.
After taking a picture of my wife in the cab, I heard a screech as she realized the wasps had taken over, and she hightailed it out of there. Never saw her move so fast. I think she's still runnin... (more)
Having completed the trek across the mountains, 10G is now inbound into Rose Yard, two SD40E's still tied on from the steep venture.
NS 28Z with two SD40E's and two GP38-2's roll through the brick yard as they start there up hill climb.
Amtrak train 42, the eastbound Pennsylvanian, sits at the station in Altoona as only a few patrons board the train.
An SD40E helper set brings up the tail end of 20V as it closes in on completing its downhill journey on the east slope at "The Brickyard."
A empty PPLX coal train rolls through CP MG on a glorious fall day.
Helpers on the rear of general merchandise train 10G pass all of the "golden oldies" at the Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum. This was shot during the weekend of Railfest 2010.
Amtrak 42, the eastbound "Pennsylvanian", pulls into the Altoona Amtrak Station. This was taken during the weekend of Railfest 2010.
I have to say I've never seen a piece of rail equipment like this before. No clue what exactly it is called so I named it the tie picker uper. Unloading old ties into NS Top Gons behind Imlers Pou... (more)