What I did on my Summer vacation: A visit to Steamtown to start. This little ALCO is not on the job yet.
The Worms at ALTO Tower. NS 64J, with the Penn Central 1073 leading, passes ALTO Tower on its way back to New Jersey with an empty garbage train in tow.
Fireworks in Hungary and the new Metros - August 20th
20th, you can witness such an event and see how Hungarians celebrate one of their most important public holidays, Constitution Day. Howeve... (more)
Under ominous skies, NS SD70ACe 1073, the Penn Central heritage unit, hustles the empty garbage train eastward past the former PRR HUNT Tower in Huntingdon.
The headlights of a westbound helper set heading up the East Slope towards Horseshoe Curve lights up the now closed Alto Tower and CP Altoona signal bridge.
NKP 765 makes her grand entrance into Altoona as she passes the no longer manned ALTO Tower and an NS SD80 Mac. Traffic came to a stand still on the bridge as everyone stopped to watch the old gir... (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)
A little worse for wear is Alto Tower in downtown Altoona. After closing at the end of June the tower stands silently watching the goings on around it. The removal of the PRR signals and a break i... (more)
NKP 765 steams past CP Bell with the NS employee special with the city of Pittsburgh in the background.
Eastbound on the former New York Central line. In a moment the train will be passing under the EJ&E railroad bridge.
The tower operator is at trackside with the train orders. The Turboliner is still on the Michigan line but will soon enter the former New York Central main as it proceeds west to Chicago.