Day in and day out, the SD40E's slog up and down the grades of the Alleghenies shoving heavy trains east and west. On this particular day, we see the 6310 assisting the 16N train east on track 1 ... (more)
The E's rule the mountain now - we only saw one set of SD40-2 helpers. Here's one of the Juniata rebuild units heading east in front of the Station Inn.
Westbound rounding the banked curve with fall colors
Twilight is the best time to watch trains at the Curve - you're the only one there and you can hear the echoes of trains much further away...
Pushing stack train westbound passing station in morning light.
Eeastbound 0n track three.
LT. helpers passing brick building , waiting to push train westbound in downtown Altoona.
LT. helpers waiting to push train westbound in downtown Altoona.
pushing stack train westbound in downtown Altoona.