A string of SD60s await their fate outside of the Juniata Shops.
It's a chilly morning on the mountain as symbol PIMO for Morrisville, PA eases downgrade just past the westward home signals for MG. The 135 car tonnage outfit had five locomotives on the point pl... (more)
NS Lehigh Valley Heritage Unit eases off the brakes after rolling down the grade into Downtown Altoona on its way to New Jersey.
Cut into the mountainside high above the valley floor, the NS Pittsburgh Line trackage winds its way over the Alleghenies. NS intermodal train 16N is descending the grade behind two GE locos, pass... (more)
An intermodal train clears the signal at Rose Yard and approaches Altoona for a crew change.
Altoona & Rose Yard continue to be busy spot. In a matter of 30 seconds, 4 tracks filled up with action as the helpers await their next assignment.
A matched set of helpers with consecutive numbers (NS 6300 & NS 6301) await their next assignment in Rose Yard.
The local makes it's westbound move to finish for the day.
Amtrak's Pennsylvania passes the Alto tower just a few minutes late on a warm fall morning.
NS 4000 has been moved from the back shops to last engine in line on a warm fall morning (left hand side of the image).
NS 9781 pilots a loaded oil train eastbound into Altoona, PA and past Alto Tower.
Amtrak 42, the Eastbound Pennsylvanian, passes by Alto Tower on approach to the Altoona station.
Norfolk Southern’s Juniata Shops are rebuilding another aging Dash 9-44CW into an AC-powered AC44C6M locomotive (this one to be NS 4244, currentlu stripped down to the frame). Interestingly, alon... (more)
Amtrak's Pennsylvanian, travelling between Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and New York, New York, covers the same route as the old Pennsylvania Railroad's trains Duquesne (pronounced &quo... (more)