In the waning light of an autumn afternoon, a westbound manifest comes 'round the bend into Horseshoe Curve at the now defunct 2416/2417 signal bridge.
Rounding the great arc west of Altoona this autumn afternoon is Baltimore-Conway symbol BAPI.
Although most eastbounds dropped downgrade at a slow pace, my notes suggest this 81 car outfit was moving briskly for the territory - likely account its ample braking power. The train is entering ... (more)
A pair of snappers are ahead of the haulers (a C36-7 and SD50) on a 91 car westbound rounding Horseshoe Curve. Three more SD40s are on the rear of the train. Note the vintage tank car six deep. Th... (more)
A pair of helpers are coupled ahead of the single road unit on the Roadrailer as it leans into Horseshoe Curve on a lovely autumn afternoon in central Pennsylvania.
CR 6666 and 6660, ex-EL SD-45-2s, are the snappers on Mail 3H this October afternoon as the train enters Horseshoe Curve. The position light signal bridge no longer remains and that's a shame.
CR 6369 and 6656 are snappers on a westbound manifest negotiating Horseshoe Curve on an overcast autumn morning.
A westbound Conrail freight is being pushed upgrade just west of Horseshoe Curve in 1989. The rear unit has its classification/marker lights illuminated red. If a locomotive is on the front of a t... (more)
Big Blue in all its glory! Armed with a Conrail release and photo permit, I was able to get into a great position on a grubby morning in 1989 for a shot on Horseshoe Curve. This is a westbound int... (more)
Horseshoe Curve as seen from the helper while shoving westbound 11A.
A head-end helper leads RoadRailer 261 around Horseshoe Curve.
A westbound negotiates Horseshoe Curve just after dawn.