Passengers await the arrival of the Amtrak Pennsylvanian to travel east as NS 10K slowly creeps down the yard lead into the yard in Altoona. The bridge the train is passing under is one of the foo... (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)
NS local C90 comes around the Horseshoe Curve with the 4 NS executive F units and one business car in tow. The local operated as a test train of the F units between Altoona and Johnstown and retur... (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)
25V rounds the famous Horseshoe Curve with the Conrail and Reading heritage units leading the charge up the mountain.
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 PRR railroad was once a mainstay in the Altoona area with their vast array of locomotive and machine shops. The machine shops extended west beyond 12th street in town and included the building... (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)
Grinding up Grade. Moving at a blistering 10mph, 21J works its way up hill into Horseshoe Curve.
Derailed cars dot the right of way around Horseshoe Curve after two derailments in the past 4 weeks.
The Norfolk Southern office car special train heads east around horseshoe curve
Norfolk Southern's OCS deadheads west out of Altoona while passing the reminates of Friday's latest derailment on Horseshoe Curve.
I thought I would try something a little different, a night time view of the NS Juniata Shop sign on display. Photo taken from public sidewalk.