Eastbound PIOI rolls through brilliant fall foliage east (MP 240.5) of Horseshoe Curve.
Having not made the trip to Horseshoe Curve since I was maybe 5 years old, it was time I made the pilgrimage to see the fall colors. They weren't anything to write home about, but the volume of tr... (more)
A Norfolk Southern intermodal train passes through the Horseshoe Curve.
A SD-60 leads Norfolk Southern train through the Horseshoe Curve in magnificent Fall colors.
An Ever-Changing Scene--As the Sun Sets The Juniata Locomotive Shop is a never-ending source of interest. On each visit, the details are always a little different. Different locomot... (more)
It's Getting Cold Up HereThe first thick blanket of snow has fallen on the Altoona area, and NS is as busy as ever with extra intermodal traffic ahead of the holidays. This place ne... (more)
Multi-track Drifting!!The Rose Yard job decided it wanted to try out drift racing. It turns out that, while you can do this with models, real trains should stick to one track at a t... (more)
An assortment of power sits at Norfolk Southern's Juniata Shops, including an Altoona-rebuilt GP38-2, the last UP-painted SD90MAC mid rebuild, and an ex-NW GP38AC, retired years ago and recently p... (more)
NS SW1001 2102 pulls retired GP38AC 2843 onto the turntable before pushing it onto a shop track. It's not every day one can see two locomotives of this vintage together on a Class 1!
The 2102 i... (more)
Oops! The Rose Yard job split some switches while doing their work this morning.
The famous train that blocked NKP #765. Everybody should remember this day!
NS ET44AC leads an oil train through the Brickyard Crossing on the Pittsburgh Line. There's also one of those tuscan AC44C6M rebuilds behind it.
2 NS SD70's, a SD60 and a SD60M were brought out of storage this day to lead this freight for Conway, PA.