A Norfolk Southern intermodal train led by recently rebuilt SD70ACu #7305 heads West up the steep grade through 2,375 foot long Horseshoe Curve. This engineering marvel was completed in 1854 by th... (more)
Empty buckets head west through the curve with a Tier 4 in the lead.
The sun is out on a day it was suppose to be overcast, NS stacker 25Z climbs through the curve with a Dash 9.
Norfolk Southern intermodal train 21Q (Harrisburg, PA to Chicago, IL) led by recently rebuilt SD70ACu #7305 heads West up the steep grade through 2,375 foot long Horseshoe Curve with a set of help... (more)
The flowers are in bloom as Conrail 6381 and 6372 shove hard on the rear end of a westbound manifest train as it goes around the famous Horseshoe Curve.
Fall foliage, beautiful variety of colors gives us the autumn, at Norfolk Southern Horseshoe Curve. NS freight go down to Altoona by NS Pittsburgh Line, in Altoona PA. As usual, EMD GP9 No. 7048 b... (more)
A Westbound intermodal train heads up the grade on the West End of the Horseshoe Curve, just outside of Altoona, PA.
Conrail SD35 No. 6040 was built by EMD in May, 1965 as the Central Railroad of New Jersey's No. 2501; one of twelve units (2501-2512) on that road's roster. This view is from the trackside park a... (more)
Only 25 "POOCHes" were built by GE and all were scrapped, but here's two in their heyday heading up a 1978 Lancaster Chapter NRHS fall foliage excursion, westbound at Kittanning Point.
In a beautiful fall autumn environment as are the Allegheny Mountains, NS freight go down to Altoona by the famous Horseshoe Curve, NS Pittsburgh Line, in Altoona PA. Erie Lackawanna SD45-2 No.170... (more)
Second WinterThe first day of spring 2018 was, ironically, met with a rather heavy snowstorm. I sort of imagine the conversation between Nature and the Seasons being much like the '... (more)
Across the ValleyThe Railroader's Memorial Museum cut the trees and brush clear about 2 years back, and what a difference does it make. Prior to deforestation, this view of the tail... (more)
A Bumblebee in the Fog and the RainA westbound autorack train climbs the mountain with a little Reading Company on the head end. The PRR and Reading weren't the best of friends, tho... (more)
Amtrak's Pennsylvanian rounds the Horseshoe Curve.
A trio of 80 MACs in original Conrail colors lead a short, overpowered westbound C47 through Lilliy, Pa. It appears an SD40-2, in Conrail blue, and another pair of 80MACs in NS black bring up the ... (more)