The first golden rays of sunshine are attempting to break through the morning fog as an eastbound track gang rolls under the Route 53 overpass at Cresson.
A pair of SD45-2 helpers provide braking assistance as a unit coal train disappears into the darkness of New Portage Tunnel on its downhill trip towards Altoona.
An eastbound freight rumbles past still open AR Tower at Gallitzen.
My first visit to Horeshoe Curve and I found a neat place to climb up and take pictures
An early CR lashup, with no 2 models alike. Not sure what that E unit was doing in the consist.
Big Blue struggles up Horseshoe Curve through a sea of leaves and a big blue sky.
A pair of Conrail units take a train downhill through Horseshoe curve during fall colors.
Conrail 6501 attacks Horseshoe Curve.
A Westbound freight heels into the middle of Horseshoe Curve, This angle shows the superelevation that was present in the track.
6608 leads an SD-40 & SD-40-2 down the mountain with an Eastbound freight.
Amtraks "Broadway" drops down thru Horseshoe Curve led by an E8 in the "new" Amtrak paint scheme.
2 black SD-40's are leading a much more colorful ex EL Bicentennial SDP-45 on an Eastbound.
With brake shoes smoking, a freight heading down Horseshoe curve passing under the recently-removed signal bridge while another freight rumbles uphill. Note switcher "in transit" about 3 cars behi... (more)
An Eastbound starts into the West leg of Horseshoe Curve.