A helper set holds back a heavy manifest in less-than-desirable weather. Nearby, a car descends the hill, passing the rear end of the manifest train.
Variety of locomotives in Juniata locomotive shop under a threatening sky that would bring heavy rain during the afternoon. Built in 1888 - 1990 and expanded in 1924 - 1925, Juniata Shop it was an... (more)
The late afternoon sun illuminates the SD40E helpers on the rear of NS 538 at Summerhill as it slowly makes its way up the West Slope towards Altoona. The view is from the Route 219 bridge high ab... (more)
Two 40E's help out an SD70ACe with a massive slab train coming through the railroad city of Altoona.
Eastbound manifest crosses the entire ladder of the plant at CP Leets going 4 to 1 as a Sperry truck sits at the home signal awaiting clearance to continue testing west to East Conway.
A set of helpers on the rear of NS mixed freight train 64R passes under the unique signals at Summerhill, PA on the West Slope on a clear fall evening.
A helper set is on the lead of an intermodal on the westbound climb.
Norfolk Southern helper set rushes east to push a 506 up the mountain.
A helper set rushes down track 3 under quite a famous landmark on the West Slope, to go fetch a heavy Eastbound coming off the Conemaugh Line west of here at Conpit, the sun is starting to paint ... (more)
A set of helpers shove an oil train up the West Slope.
A set of Norfolk Southern SD40E helper engines ease a very long frieght downgrade on Horseshoe Curve.
Eastbound helper set drifts trough CP-SLOPE two months before the interlocking was retired as part of the Altoona terminal resignaling project.