Webb Rail's Babbling Brook is seen passing the former ALTO tower in Altoona, Pennsylvania on March 13, 2021 holding the markers on Amtrak Train 43 (Pennsylvanian). The train will soon be traveling... (more)
Three PRR Alco RSD-12 8670, 8664 & 8666 were assigned to the pusher role in August 1964. Every freight departing Altoona for Gallitzin and the West was assigned a pusher on the rear to assist th... (more)
Returning from assisting a westbound train a helper set crosses through CP-Works onto 1 Relay in Rose Yard.
A couple of GP33ECO rebuilds await repair outside of the Juniata Shops. Both units were rebuilt by Juniata with grant funds from the State of Illinois. These units are assigned to the Chicago Area... (more)
A westbound Norfolk Southern manifest snakes through the world famous horseshoe curve, with a pair of SD70ACe's up front.
NS train 065 begins the climb up the mountain at control point Slope in Altoona, Pennsylvania, with Bennett Levin's E8's and private cars, bound for Chicago.
Running with a single unit, 21G blasts through CP-Works as it pulls into town. A spring snow storm has just brought a couple inches of fresh snow and fierce winds to the Allegheny Mountains.
Talen Energy's York Haven power plant has been stock piling coal again, requiring the reactivation of one of the PPL coal train sets. While not required for York Haven, the train has been assigned... (more)
NS 1199 sits in Norfolk Southern's Juniata shops, awaiting repairs.
CR 6640 is paired with the 6616, one of the unusual C32-8s. These units were re-painted gray and lettered for "Ballast Express" in the late nineties. The train of empty Penna. Power & Li... (more)
Symbol freight ALPI-9F consists of 77 gondolas laden with steel slabs as it roars through the interlocking at MG. The 3328 is followed by an SD50 and Dash8-40CW and there are three SD40s shoving o... (more)
Two Boston & Maine FT A-B sets of power are seen at Altoona buried in the yard.
Long and lean, these beasts shove the train over the hill while the rear brakeman glances at the onlookers from the cabin window.