A NS coal train with the Conrail heritage unit leading rests next to a former Conrail Trailvan on a beautiful Fall day at Rose yard in Altoona, PA
NS 21Q begins the climb up the mountain with two helpers on the front, as well as the S&A heritage unit in the mix. A few pieces that the Railroaders Museum owns are to the right.
The "Pennsylvanian" departs the Altoona Amtrak station as it passes a few of the city's iconic buildings such as the Cathedral on the top right.
NS 11K with 2582 leading, climbs upgrade through Altoona interlocking on Thanksgiving.
The Norfolk and Western heritage unit, GE ES44AC number 8103, leads intermodal/van train 21J uphill around track three at Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania. Photo by Casey Thomason. For... (more)
Norfolk Southern 5642 poses outside the Juniata Paint Shop in Altoona, Pennsylvania. The EMD GP38-2 has been painted into a scheme similar to SD60E number 9-1-1, but will be assigned to the "... (more)
With its keystone number plate at a jaunty angle, the 1361 returns to Altoona from a short trip to the Hollidaysburg wye. I hope this engine can again be restored to operating condition, so that ... (more)
NS 21J works up the grade at Altoona interlocking with an SD70 leading a SD70M-2 and C44-9W.
A Roger Puta photograph.
Phase III Heritage at ALTO
Amtrak's Eastbound Pennsylvanian is being powered by the only P40DC to be decorated in one of the four heritage schemes. The train is passing the no ... (more)
25V heads west around the Horseshoe Curve, passing onlookers at the park.
A very short intermodal train descends the Allegheny Mountains into Altoona.
4 of NS' SD40E's assist a loaded oil train through the Allegheny Mountains.