A long way from "home", the Central of Georgia heritage unit leads train 23Z up track three and around Horseshoe Curve, on its way from Harrisburg, PA, to Chicago. Photo by Casey Thomason. For m... (more)
The Nickle Plate Road 765 passes by Alto Tower as it eases into Altoona after the return trip through Horseshoe Curve.
Steaming past the old Alto Tower, NS 061 with NKP 765 prepares to stop in the town of Altoona.
Visitors to the Curve were treated to colorful stacks heading west and a crude oil train with new white tank cars heading east.
The Central of Georgia 8101 leads NS 23Z by the Juniata Locomotive Shops and the NS Rose Yard at CP Works.
Amtrak 04T (42) leaving Altoona Station with Amtrak 145 Heritage III leading. Most of consist was made up of the "Coal Goes to War" Excursion that ran the Mon Line this past Sunday. The excursion ... (more)
Thanks to the "Coal Goes to War" special, the following day's eastbound Pennsylvanian had a very interesting consist. Leading the train was the Phase 3 heritage unit #145 and rare P32-8BWH #514, f... (more)
Appalachian railfanning - the way it used to be.
Sunday Morning at the Shop... a quiet Sunday morning at the Juniata Locomotive Shop finds an array of NS locomotives.
A trio of six axle power pull a train up Horseshoe Curve during the fall colors.
A pair of Conrail SD40-2 helpers shove hard to get the train over Horseshoe curve.
NS 052 with assorted 'High and Wide" products, most notably GE Export Locomotives for Indonesia, is seen here pulling through downtown Altoona. They are easing down to ROSE for a recrew before he... (more)
The Penn Central and Illinois Terminal Heritage units lead NS 65R around the World Famous Horseshoe Curve.
Amtrak's eastbound Pennsylvanian is stopped at the Altoona station while the NS Altoona to Hollidaysburg local freight passes on an adjacent track.
A westbound loaded trash train grinds up grade, much to the delight of spectators at the Horseshoe Curve Park.