NS SW1001 2102 pulls retired GP38AC 2843 onto the turntable before pushing it onto a shop track. It's not every day one can see two locomotives of this vintage together on a Class 1!
The 2102 i... (more)
Oops! The Rose Yard job split some switches while doing their work this morning.
The famous train that blocked NKP #765. Everybody should remember this day!
NS ET44AC leads an oil train through the Brickyard Crossing on the Pittsburgh Line. There's also one of those tuscan AC44C6M rebuilds behind it.
2 NS SD70's, a SD60 and a SD60M were brought out of storage this day to lead this freight for Conway, PA.
Some former Conrail units having work done at the shop. Its refreshing to find a G.E. standard cab unit in a sea of wide cabs.
A conductor talks with his engineer about the upcoming switch moves in Altoona as they get their morning shift gets started.
An eastbound freight rounds Scotch Run Curve approaching Altoona.
Westbound MAIL-9 passes MP 242 immediately west of the apex of Horseshoe Curve.
A pair of SD40-2's shove on the rear of westbound OIPI-2 as eastbound coal loads (UXC448) ease downgrade near Scotch Run.
A pair of SD's shove a westbound freight under the signal bridge at Kittanning Point.
Clinging to Life The PRR's position lights are an endangered species. A few vintage examples still cling to life on the mountainside above Altoona, such as this one at PT 244. As an... (more)
Black SnakeA westbound oil train climbs the east slope of the Alleghenies, rounding AG Curve just west of MG ('Mid-Grade') interlocking.