In what was probably my greatest stroke of luck photography wise, I was able to catch Norfolk Southern's F Units leading a PTC test train around Horseshoe Curve not long before they were sold off ... (more)
A Former PRR GP9 rests at the Horseshoe curve in Altoona, Pa as heavy freight bustles by in the background.
NS Freight makes its way down into the Horseshoe Curve, with the reservoir and valley in view in the distance.
A beautiful 4th of July brings us this beautiful overhead view of Horseshoe Curve as an Eastbound container train makes it way down the grade.
Back in the days before it became a national park with rangers ensuring your eternal safety, one could access the backside, the outer portion of the Horseshoe Curve. Doing so in August of 1986 en... (more)
Conrail 3323, 3639 stenciled CR but still in Reading Lines colors, and 3230 lead an intermodal west around Horseshoe Curve. PRR 1361 K4s is still on display at the Curve.
The new wide cab face of the mountains shoves a long 21M around the curve and over the hill.
The squeal of 6-axle flanges from a pair of U-Boats announce the passing of pushers down-bound, returning to Altoona for their next push westbound up the curve. U25C 6502 and 6536 a U-30C.
Shoving hard on the tail-end CR 6341 and SD45-2 6655 are knuckled onto a CR bay-window caboose, westbound up Horseshoe Curve.
77 cars, 3 locomotives, 1 shot: The train is the southbound lodaded L22 photographed at horseshoe curve in Santa Lucia city. The grade is about 2%. The mid DPU AC44i is just behind the tree at the... (more)
An eastbound intermodal descends the east slope through Horseshoe Curve.