PRR K4s No. 1361 is pulling a Horseshoe Curve Chapter NRHS Special along the old PRR Bald Eagle Branch, from Bellefonte to Altoona
Nittany & Bald Eagle brings a cut of cars up the main through Port Matilda on a beautiful Spring morning.
The Pennsy K4 on its historic first excursion after rebuilding in 1987. It was announced yesterday that there will be "a new effort to restore No. 1361 to operation," according to "... (more)
Heading BackDespite already having blown the railhead clear of accumulation on the westbound trip (south, really), the NBER's thrice-weekly train continues to leave a white streak i... (more)
Screw the Snowblower!Nittany & Bald Eagle Railroad #4174 blasts thru the snow drifts at the grade crossing in Port Matilda with 7 cars bound for interchange at Tyrone. A light snow ... (more)
The PRR 1361 is whistling for a farm crossing, as pacers on US Route 220 chase the 4-car train from Milesburg to Tyrone.
A Kodachrome 200 view of the motorcade on US Route 220 keeping pace with the 1361 on its maiden run return trip from Bellefonte to Altoona. The locomotive has just swept aside a chunk of debris (... (more)
"Racing thru Port Matilda"
As of January 1985, Nittany & Bald Eagle has only one locomotive, and is still in its previous owner's name. US 322 was rebuilt to pass directly over this creek bridge.
Crew training run is southbound (timetable westbound) on the return trip to Altoona.