After hiking up the steep slope outside the curve, we had arrived just in time to get 20T rounding the beginning of Horseshoe Curve.
A very handsome locomotive indeed. CR 4128 and 4124 lead symbol OIPI around Scotch Run curve, under the 240.7 signals and approach MP 241 on a little bit of tangent before reaching Horseshoe Curve... (more)
Norfolk Southern's Office Car Special climbs the eastern leg of a recently deforested Horseshoe Curve. With the trees out of the way between the signal boxes, it's possible to get shots using any ... (more)
NS 955 works upgrade approaching Horseshoe Curve at MP 241. The crowd at the curve was huge that day!
A train with a string of open auto rack cars swings thru Horseshoe Curve behind five (not 4) units in 1976.
Two "Pooches" descend the grade at Horseshoe Curve, pulling a Lancaster Chapter NRHS excursion. Twenty-five of these 143-ton cowl-units were built for Amtrak, 1975-76; none survive.
It's a misty night in the heart of the Pennsylvania Railroad as the Broadway Limited makes its station stop in Altoona, Pa.
An older Dash-9 screams up the west slope and around the famous Horse Shoe Curve.
4 units are on the front of a manifest freight train coming by the Altoona Amtrak station.
The rear helper units of a loaded bathtub coal train have just cut off after assisting it down the west slope.
Two 40E's help out an SD70ACe with a massive slab train coming through the railroad city of Altoona.
The Pennsylvanian eases into Horseshoe Curve on its way to Pittsburgh.
NS 952 slows for a stop in Altoona.
Conrail's ex-New Haven caboose Class N-8A No. 23662 (originally NH Class NE-6 No. 687,) built by International Car Co. in 1948, rounds the Horseshoe Curve westbound, behind a Penn Central trail va... (more)
NS 8894 shares the morning sunlight outside the NS shops with NS 6317 (SD40E) and NS 5307 (EMD GP38-2).