CR 6428, CR 3673 GP35 (ex-EL 2567), & CR 6266 SD40 (retaining its PC 6266 number) lead this westbound trailer-van train up the grade at Slope. The old overpass at 241/2 Street was still in service... (more)
The eastbound "Broadway Limited" descends Slope into Altoona with AMT 402 F40PHR trailing unit. Track reconfiguring is in progress on the Conrail Pittsburgh Line at this location.
Assaulting the AllegheniesWith a 3 pack of helpers ahead, 25V begins its assault on the east slope out of Altoona. The lead unit began life as Conrail SD50 #6700 and is no stranger ... (more)
FRA on the SlopeNS 3404 leads a pair of FRA Geometry research cars down from Horseshoe Curve thru what is historically known as SLOPE Interlocking (now part of CP-Altoona).
A Conrail freight drifts down from Horseshoe Curve on an early foggy morning.
Track work is going on in Altoona as a container train heads for Horseshoe Curve. The two men looking at the train is a welding crew working on the frog of the switch.
A set of helpers shove hard on this ore train just as the sun is starting to come out and burn the fog off. This train will shortly be on Horseshoe Curve.
As 18N heads east down track 2 into Altoona at Slope a helper set rolls west on track 3
Altoona Railfest 2007 excursion train returns to Altoona after the first trip of the day around Horseshoe Curve.
Riding aboard a lite, eastbound Conrail pusher set---and passing an eastbound coming into Altoona. Taken with Conrail permission (with an executed legal release to be on the property), and with a ... (more)
A set of helpers are about to move forward and tie on to the back of an ore train, so they can help shove it over Horseshoe curve.
Four SD45-2's helped a coal train down off of Horseshoe Curve. They will cut off and then be ready to push another westbound train up.
Amtrak train with private car heads through slope toward Horseshoe curve.
Conrail SD60's bring a loaded coal train into Altoona off of Horseshoe Curve. Three SD45-2's are on the rear helping to bring it down.
eastbound coal train