The Pennsylvannian is a welcome sight after many frieght trains. Here she slips almost silently down hill towards Altoona.
As they round the curve, everyone is fixated on one thing, the Pennsy E8's.
An overview of the Curve finds NS 12G going east on track one, an unknown coal train going east on track two and NS 11A going west on track three.
NS 3341 brings up the rear of a WB intermodal as it climbs the hill out of Altoona.
A westbound negotiates Horseshoe Curve just after dawn.
I highly recommend visiting Horseshoe Curve after dark, but I also recommend going with someone as it can be pretty creepy when nothing is moving. All of that is forgotten for a few minutes as an ... (more)
With 4 locomotives and 15 cars the Kentucky Derby Train grinds uphill around Horseshoe Curve. The train was together at 7:45AM but problems caused its departure to be delayed until just before 10A... (more)
Horseshoe Curve in a beautiful winter setting after a recent heavy snowfall in the Alleghenies. An eastbound intermodal makes its way towards Altoona without the normal crowd of visitors to admire... (more)
Rounding the Curve westbound.
Another reason why CR blue is a good PR tool! :)
Two SD60I's pull an empty PP&L hopper train around the Horseshoe Curve and through the scattered remains of the fall colors.
Some fog comes up from the valley behind NS 9916 as it leads NS 21G west around the Horseshoe Curve.