The glorious colors of Appalachian autumn were in vivid display this October as CR 6250 and 5646 lead Mail-9X up the grade toward Horseshoe. There are a pair of helpers assisting this outfit. Fuji... (more)
A marvelous autumn morning on the mountain yields NS 6804 bringing empty hoppers through MG interlocking.
Through the shadows: Sundown comes early on November evenings and there's just enough light to yield an image of the 6767 West leading symbol OIEL (Oak Island-Elkhart) out of Scotch Run curve and ... (more)
On an early summer morning westbound symbol HBPI is working out No.3 track at MP 241 - a mile east of Horseshoe. The new SD80MACs, like 4116 here, were generally leaders and seen in pairs, rather ... (more)
An early autumn morning has symbol freight ENPI-5X (Enola-Conway) starting 'round Horseshoe Curve with a pair of SD40-2 snappers coupled ahead of the road power - an SD40-2 and SD50.
Conrail Quality: CR 5616 is an SD60I assembled at CR's Juniata Shops in Altoona - the "I" designating an isolated cab to minimize noise and vibration. By this time Conrail had really hit... (more)
The former Pennsylvania Railroad crossing of the Appalachians west of Altoona has always been an impressive stretch of railroad. Moreso, perhaps, when the environment bore the distinctive stamp of... (more)
Allentown to Conway manifest ALPI is passing beneath the 2416/2417 signal bridge that stood at the eastern approach to Horseshoe Curve. CR 6199 was just built a few months previous to this October... (more)
The newly-replaced turntable at the Norfolk Southern Juniata Shops.
Helpers At Horseshoe Curve
A pair of SD70ACUs equipped with HelperLink bring up the rear NS 21G.
Saturday Morning At Juniata
A bird's eye view of the turntable at Norfolk Southern's Juniata Shops in Altoona, PA.
Sea Of Horses
A birds-eye view of the locomotive storage lines at the Juniata shops, Norfolk Southern's biggest locomotive shop. Unfortunately, due to decreased freight traffic in conjunct... (more)
LMS 724 tiptoes downgrade through MG interlocking with symbol STES2 (Sterling, OH-Harrington, DE) including auto parts for Newark, DE. The GE-leased units arrived in 1994 with Nos. 700-739 lettere... (more)