NS 400 snakes down the mountain and starts into the infamous Horseshoe Curve on a beautiful July day. 3 NS engines lead to BNSF engines with 4 more SD40E's providing dynamic braking on the tail en... (more)
The morning Pennsylvanian rounds the famous Horseshoe Curve on its way to Altoona on an early March morning.
A pair of newer SD-40-2s bracket a pair of older ex PC units on an Eastbound descending thru the curve.
It's day two of Altoona's Railfest but there are only a few people at Horseshoe Curve photographing the Horseshoe Special as it climbs up the mountain. For this run, PRR E8A 5809 leads the train a... (more)
Before #30 was the Capital Limited, it was the National Limited - a Kansas City to New York train. Here it is heading downhill toward Altoona.
A pair of SD45-2s head back to Altoona while a westbound hopper train works upgrade.
A black & blue lashup is Eastbound thru the curve.
A surprise car was on the end of the Broadway, a CR office car painted in blue.
Helpers on the rear of westbound CAPI roll under the signal bridge (MP241.7) at Kitanning Point.
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.