Breda LRVs head out of town on the Blue Line, slowing here below Quicken Arena and Progressive Field.
Former Clinchfield unit is looking great in my pick for the best gray scheme ever.
The 2:30 return trip begins its decent into Horseshoe Curve with NS 8102 pulling the train back to Altoona.
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Westbound copper transporting train. The company transported the copper in special freight cars in order to avoid thefts.
Not the best looking F-unit but a pleasing little unit nevertheless. Laying over between runs.
IORY 5005 heads west through Washington, IL with grain loads. Once painted in G&W paint it will become TPW 5015.
An eastbound Z train heads over Nason Creek at "The Slot" rock cut. A waning crescent moon can be seen high in the sky to the left.
ICE 103 and 105, along with two leased units, pull an eastbound grain train through Silvis, IL.
The 2:30PM trip on Saturday climbs up through the Horseshoe Curve. The echo of the 765 through the valley makes you wonder what it was like when steam was king on the PRR...if only you could turn ... (more)
A long straight, in the middle of the great salt lake Carcote, up to Ascotan.
Passengers look in awe as NKP 765 pulls into Altoona Station for the 10:30AM Excursion on Sunday.
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Setting out cars for NS interchange. Delaware Water Gap in background.
Cass Scenic No. 5 poses for photos at the Cass Depot during the 50th Anniversary Railfan Weekend. Thanks to the Mountain States Railroad & Logging Historical Association for making this image pos... (more)