The Pennsy returns to its home rails! The Pennsylvania Railroad Heritage unit is seen here rounding its railroad's landmark accomplishment, the World Famous Horseshoe Curve. One hundred and fifty ... (more)
A set of Norfolk Southern SD40E helper engines ease a very long frieght downgrade on Horseshoe Curve.
The Central of Georgia heritage unit, along with SD70ACe 1037 and the Nickel Plate Road heritage unit, works downgrade and around track one on the world famous Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, PA, w... (more)
A pair of SD40E's help a heavy freight down the Mountain and around Horseshoe Curve.
Conrail would have been 37 years old on April 1, 2013. Back in more colorful days at Horseshoe Curve, a pair of fairly new SD-40-2's bracket an older SD-40 on an Eastbound descending the grade.
NS 37A struggles around the 1800 foot long and 220 degree Horseshoe Curve. I have always enjoyed sitting at the park at the center of the Horseshoe Curve; however, the view from northern and south... (more)
Two SD70ACe are enough to get empty coal train 591 up and over the Allegheny Mountains. The train is on track 3 rounding the world famous Horseshoe Curve.
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High priority intermodal train 21M clings to the mountain as it climbs upgrade on track 3. The head end of the train has just completed the 180 degree loop of the World Famous Horseshoe Curve.
An eastbound mixed freight drops downgrade into Horseshoe Curve behind a mix of GE and EMD hood units.
ex-PC GP35 leads a couple "dress blue" GP40s on a Mail train through Altoona
An SD35 and SD40 shove hard against an N5c cabin car.
ex- PC/PRR SD35 is still pulling but the ex-EL SD45 is down for the count as the train stalls.
A empty hopper train for the Mon Valley works it's way up the mountain as a mixed freight slowly rolls down hill.
"Lady Liberty" leads a coal train around track 2 at Horseshoe Curve, loaded at Bailey Mine, and bound for Baltimore. Photo by Casey Thomason. For more information, visit more)