Black Snake at SunriseA four pack of helpers assists braking for an eastbound oil train shortly after sunrise. As is common with trains on the Allegheny slopes, the train fills the ... (more)
Guess Who's Back?NS 4001 rests outside the Juniata Locomotive Shop, finally out of a two year rebuild following its involvement in a derailment near McVeytown, PA on April 15, 2017.... (more)
Duct Tape Can't Fix Everything...
...despite popular belief. Though the talented shop force at Juniata probably can fix anything. NS 4001, the AC44C6M that was involved in the 59... (more)
Snow Squall Shifting
Norfolk Southern keeps a couple of ex-Reading SW1001s on the roster, at least two of which hang around Altoona for use as the shop goat. Here we find the regul... (more)
A Bumblebee in the Fog and the RainA westbound autorack train climbs the mountain with a little Reading Company on the head end. The PRR and Reading weren't the best of friends, tho... (more)
Smell that Fresh Paint!One from the archives today! I recall standing on the North 8th Street Bridge in Altoona waiting on a westbound power move lead by the Wabash heritage unit wh... (more)