RailPictures.Net Photo: NS 6320 Norfolk Southern SD40E at Altoona, Pennsylvania by Eric Williams
 
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Norfolk Southern (more..)
SD40E (more..)
Allegrippes Curve (more..)
Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
November 30, 2013
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NS 6320 (more..)
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Eric Williams (more..)
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Atop the rock cut at the Allegrippus Curve, we can see the constant 1.86% grade up the hill on the backside of Horseshoe Curve. Rarely photographed, but the action is more dramatic and all to one's self. Here, we witness 2 sets of helpers adding their dynamic braking capability to restraint a very long and heavy auto rack train from gravity's pull.
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