While ALTO Tower saw many things in its years of serving the railroads it served, it never saw anything like UP 1943 pass by. Here, NS train 066 enters Altoona., PA passing the now closed ALTO Tow... (more)
Enroute to New York, Union Pacific's OCS passes through Altoona on a gloomy day. This special move, operating as NS train 066-30, included two EMD SD70ACe locomotives and 9 passenger cars. Both un... (more)
A rare leader on Norfolk Southern’s cab signaled territory as Union Pacific equipped SD70AH 1943 and 9083 with the NS cab signals to operate an office car special from Council Bluffs, IA to Croxto... (more)
A Salute to the FallenIt's a couple days late for Memorial Day, but a salute to our fallen servicemen and women is in order. Thank you to all of you and your families for your sacri... (more)
A rare leader on the famous Horseshoe Curve as Union Pacific 1943 and 9083 lead an office car special from Council Bluffs, IA to Croxton, NJ on May 31.
UP 1943 traverses the world famous Horseshoe Curve
A westbound gondola train climbs past mile marker 242 (lower left corner of photo) at the Horseshoe Curve in Altoona, PA.
NS Black Horse - Mainframe advances with the first lights of the rainy day of November, and show a eastbound NS freight train with GE ES44AC locomotive leading the formation, continue your route b... (more)
Pennsylvania Railroad #1361 was built in 1918 at the Altoona Works. The locomotive was retired in 1956. it spent many years on static display at the Horseshoe Curve. In 1987, the locomotive return... (more)
Last train on this trip is NS 12G with the Central Of Jersey Heritage unit on point, finally crossing this one off my list, 18 down 2 more to go.
Empty buckets head west through the curve with a Tier 4 in the lead.
The sun is out on a day it was suppose to be overcast, NS stacker 25Z climbs through the curve with a Dash 9.
Outside of the shops, a new SD70ACU is being built from an old CEFX SD70MAC, the primer cab is in place in this stage, just a few more steps to go.
PRR 4913 was built in January 1942 by General Electric and the Pennsylvania Railroad Altoona Works. It now sits on display at the Altoona Railroader's Memorial Museum in downtown Altoona.