A freight leaves Altoona for Horseshoe Curve early in the morning as the light starts to appear and burn off the fog.
A 3 mile hike up old fire roads-turned-ATV trails brought me this beautiful view from above Horseshoe Curve and of some classic engines.
The Amtrak Special working its way around the famous Horseshoe Curve during Altoona RailFest 2009.
A pair of SD40-2 pushers are assisting in shoving the train over Horseshoe curve.
A GE and a pair of EMD's struggle up over Horseshoe curve during the fall colors.
With the singing of its brakes ringing through the mountainside, 2730 leads this trailer train with empty intermodal cars around Horseshoe Curve.
With the singing of its brakes ringing through the mountainside, 2730 leads this trailer train down the grade at Horseshoe Curve.
Some empty intermodal cars provide a good view of the lead engines across the curve.
With the brakes singing, NS 6301 winds around Horseshoe Curve on a sunny Easter Sunday morning. 10mm wide angle.
NS 7516 works hard against the grade at Horseshoe Curve as it leads a line of empty coal hoppers west out of Altoona.
Eastbound loaded coal drag, downgrade
Viewed across the valley from one side of Horseshoe Curve to the other, an eastbound (downgrade) train's power is on the opposite side from the rear third of its consist (photo taken with Conrail ... (more)
Second unit is F7A 1784.