NS 4094 is on track 26 at the Juniata Shops and will be going to the Paint Shop, with a PRLX SD70MAC wait for time to enter the shop.
NS 63V lights up MG Interlocking along with the 1944 year built Tower as it roars up the mountain with a helper on the front.
NS 24M rounds the Horseshoe Curve in a 4 minute exposure.
A Norfolk Southern intermodal train traverses the Horseshoe Curve in this 10 second Neutral Density time exposure.
Bound for BuffaloA westbound Office Car Special climbs the World Famous Horseshoe Curve above Altoona, with 4 vintage EMD F-series and 14 cars. This trip is heading to Buffalo, NY a... (more)
3 stages of rebuilds in a line. NS 4095 has just recently started to be rebuilt into a AC44C6M, 4094 behind has had all the work done and will be painted soon, and 4119 was rebuilt at Roanoke and ... (more)
Intermodal train 21M, led by AC44C6M 4000, passes AC44C6CF 8520 at Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona, Pa. Photo by Casey Thomason. For more information about Norfolk Southern, visit more)
Introducing the latest in Norfolk Southern's DC to AC conversion technology: AC44C6CF number 8520. Originally built by General Electric in 1996 as Dash 9-40CW number 8946, the unit was recently ... (more)
Conrail at its best, with a freshly-repainted SD50 westbound near MG Tower. This locomotive was rebuilt by NS in 2011 with a 3,000 hp 16-645 prime mover and classified as an SD40E; renumbered to ... (more)
Double Headed Pennsylvanian
The daily Pennsylvanian looked a bit different than usual on an unseasonably cool June morning as it was running with two P42DCs as apposed to the u... (more)
Penn Central Heritage on the Pittsburgh Line
General manifest NS 38Q proceeds East through Altoona as storm clouds loom overhead with the Penn Central Heritage heritage unit NS... (more)
The Morning Trash Train
NS 62V brings empty trash containers bound for South Kearney, NJ through Altoona, PA as the train passes an unmanned but still standing ALTO tower.
Brrrrr!I'm not sure what possessed me to go up here on the first snowfall last year, but it was much easier to fly a drone around than try to climb up the hill. Besides, I got a rea... (more)
Union Pacific's 1943 (Veterans) leads NS 066 on the return to Omaha over Horseshoe Curve in Altoona, PA as it passes the signals at 241. The "other than NS or Amtrak" leader is very rare... (more)
Union Pacific's 1943 (Veterans) leads NS 066 on the return to Omaha over Horseshoe Curve in Altoona, PA. The "other than NS or Amtrak" leader is very rare on this line due to the need fo... (more)