The Silent WatcherLong-silent Pennsylvania Railroad GP9 #7048 stands watch over Horseshoe Curve. In September, she will have been here for 30 years--2 years longer than 1361 was. On... (more)
Look at Me, I'm a Steam Locomotive!Nevada Northern's pair of ALCo RS locomotives do what ALCos do: smoke like a steamer. Ironically, #109 doesn't smoke as badly now that she has had... (more)
Mile HighNevada Northern 4-6-0 #40 sends a exhaust plume high in the air as she climbs towards Moser Cut.
Right at HomeNevada Northern 4-6-0 #40 posed for a few short minutes at the coaling tower before turning for the next morning's photo runs towards Keystone.
A Classic Lineupin a scene unchanged since the early 1950s, Nevada Northern 4-6-0 #40 simmers in the engine house ahead of this weekend's winter photoshoot, standing next to a line ... (more)
Hit the BricksGeometry train 906, with NS 34 'The Brick' tucked in 3 of 4, putters thru Summerhill in a thick snow shower.
Just Another Day on the JobNS 7200 was waiting for the switch to be lined an locked, having just stored a cut of its train in the ROSE yard (left) while a new crew comes on duty for... (more)
On the WallNBER 1603 leads its way on to Washington Avenue in Tyrone. This branch-turned-shortline began life as the PRR-backed Bald Eagle Valley Railroad and features this unique s... (more)
FRA, Round 2NS 906, a FRA Geometry research train, rolls quietly under the PT 227 signals at Fostoria. Interestingly, this signal still displays its 'G' grade sign despite NORAC rul... (more)
Ex-Cons on the RunA trio of ex-Conrail SD60Is leads a empty PPLX unit train down the Nittany & Bald Eagle Railroad towards Tyrone. This stretch of railroad began life as the Bald Ea... (more)
Push-PullA short train of gondolas run in a push-pull setup between two GP38-2s thru Fostoria, PA.
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).
Starting to TurnEverett #11 approaches River Road on one of the two bridges over the Little Juniata River, having just left the former PRR Petersburg Branch. This was the second Pum... (more)
Fresh Powder17G kicks up snow off Bridge #6 as it enters Union Furnace, as a light snow shower continues to fall.