Deep in Spruce Creek valley near Birmingham, a westbound ore train for US Steel in Clairton consisting of 109 jenny hoppers negotiates the tight passageway that confined the Broadway to three main... (more)
The class unit. The modern workhorse of EMD’s offerings is the SD70ACe, a product that has returned it to more widespread industry acceptance. Norfolk Southern Corp 1000 is in fact #1 of NS’s orde... (more)
Tight Quarters The NS OCS, freshly painted and renumbered to make room for more AC44C6M rebuilds, rolls under the 218 automatics at Birmingham, PA south of Tyrone. The former PRR Br... (more)
An eastbound approaches the automatic signals at PT 218 near Birmingham, PA along the Little Juniata Narrows of the "Broadway of Steel" east out of Altoona. These signals, like those eas... (more)
Two Norfolk Southern intermodal trains meet and wind through the S Curve near Birmingham, PA in this 3 second exposure. The PRR position light signals at PT 218 can be seen in the distance. The... (more)
An eastbound NS trash train negotiates the S curves under the signals at MP 218 of the Pittsburgh Line.
The Union Pacific OCS twists and turns on the NS Pittsburgh Line heading east as it passes the PRR signal bridge at MP218.
At speed through the Little Juniata Valley, a westbound Hagerstown to Conway manifest leans into the curve at Birmingham, beneath a still-standing Pennsylvania Railroad signal bridge. Trailing th... (more)
Skirting the banks of the Little Juniata River, an eastbound manifest speeds across the former Pennsylvania Railroad Main Line. The narrow, winding valley carved by the Little Juniata presented a... (more)
A Saturday edition of Altoona East's only local train passes the New Enterprise Stone & Lime strip mine facility at the area known as Union Furnace on PRR's old Middle Division...