Pennsylvania Railroad #1361 was built in 1918 at the Altoona Works. The locomotive was retired in 1956. it spent many years on static display at the Horseshoe Curve. In 1987, the locomotive return... (more)
RJ Corman pulls over the Arch Street bridge and onto the wye at Cresson to the interchange with Norfolk Southern.
A Norfolk Southern intermodal train led by recently rebuilt SD70ACu #7305 heads West up the steep grade through 2,375 foot long Horseshoe Curve. The train passes the park in the center of the curv... (more)
A Norfolk Southern intermodal train led by recently rebuilt SD70ACu #7305 heads West up the steep grade through 2,375 foot long Horseshoe Curve. This engineering marvel was completed in 1854 by th... (more)
Norfolk Southern intermodal train 21Q (Harrisburg, PA to Chicago, IL) led by recently rebuilt SD70ACu #7305 heads West up the steep grade through 2,375 foot long Horseshoe Curve with a set of help... (more)
An RJ Corman Company train pulls a cut of cars through Cresson passing Cresson Steel.
NS train 12G heads East at Tipton after a quick crew change in Altoona with the Central of New Jersey heritage unit leading. The days are numbered for the PRR signals as the implementation of PTC ... (more)
PRR 4913 was built in January 1942 by General Electric and the Pennsylvania Railroad Altoona Works. It now sits on display at the Altoona Railroader's Memorial Museum in downtown Altoona.
NS coal train 592 gets pushed up the West Slope by a helper set passing under the PRR signal bridge at Summerhill.
NS Train 23M races the Amtrak "Pennsylvanian" down the West Slope at Cassandra.
NS Train 21M heads West through South Fork. This town is famous for the 1889 incident in which the South Fork dam failed, flooding nearby Johnstown and killing over 2,000 people.
A set of helpers push an intermodal West through Summerhill, assisting with dynamic braking as the train descends the West Slope.
The Eastbound "Pennsylvanian" passes under the PRR signals at Summerhill. These signals will become a thing of the past once PTC is implemented.
An Eastbound hotshot intermodal passes under the PRR signal bridge at Lilly in the morning light.
A helper set pushes an Eastbound oil train up the West Slope through Cresson into Gallitzin.