A helperset drags the remainder of the 34A back down into Rose Yard. The train split in two due to a broken drawbar about 50 cars in.
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Easy does it! Approximately 18,000 tons of coal glides off the NS East Slope and through CP-Altoona on a warm summer morning. The NS 590 is taking coal from western PA to Baltimore, MD for export ... (more)
In a move rarely seen, NS 591 heads westbound up Main 1 through CP-Altoona after crossing over from Main 2 in the distance. This rare move was prompted due to the derailment of NS 35A at Horseshoe... (more)
NS 20K glides through CP-Altoona and past the former Alto Interlocking tower that once guarded Alto Interlocking in town. The CP-Altoona interlocking now controls all movement through the former A... (more)
A late NS 294 glides through CP-Altoona on a warm, hazy, summer morning. This train is running late as it was held up west of Altoona due to the derailment of NS 35A at Horseshoe Curve the previou... (more)
In a move rarely seen, NS 21M crosses over from track 2 to track 1 at CP-Altoona as it heads westbound up the East Slope of the NS Pittsburgh Line. Due to the derailment of NS 35A at Horseshoe Cur... (more)
The helper on 39Q pushes through the former site of Alto Interlocking that was once guarded by Alto Tower in the background. NS decommissioned Alto Tower and reconfigured the Alto Interlocking int... (more)
The helper on 25Z pushes through downtown Altoona on a warm summer morning and under the 17th street overpass. Alto Tower can barely be seen in the background above the train just on the other sid... (more)
On a warm, sunny summer morning, Amtrak 04T glides through CP-Altoona from 1 to 2 track to prepare for a station stop in town. Alto Tower stands guard still at the former site of Alto Interlocking... (more)
Eastbound oil train 66W passes the derailment site of 12G in downtown Altoona. Around 2:30AM 12G derailed approximately 6 loaded grain hoppers while proceeding east on "MAIN 9" into Rose... (more)
Amtrak 42 passing Alto Tower.
The Westbound Pennsylvanian with NYC 3 Private car departs Altoona station passing two sets of helpers (one not pictured). Just a little over a month has passed since ALTO tower has closed, and th... (more)