Assigned to the Altoona helper pool, NS SD40E #6311 was built originally as NS SD50 #6516. It recently acquired a small graphic addition to the long hood, sporting an "N Scale Enthusiast"... (more)
Assigned to the Altoona helper pool, NS SD40E #6311 was built originally as NS SD50 #6516. It recently acquired a small graphic addition to the long hood, sporting an "N Scale Enthusiast" logo for... (more)
It'll Buff OutSeen waiting outside the steel shop at Juniata, farm-plow wannabes 4001 and 1036 await evaluation before decisions are made. Considering the damage done to 4001's cab ... (more)
The Conrail heritage unit leads train 63V by the retired Alto tower, departing Altoona, Pennsylvania. 63V, known as the "Trash Train", moves municipal waste from New Jersey to Mingo Jct... (more)
Run Away, Little Boy! Run Away!Amtrak's Pennsylvania pulls up to WORKS in Altoona, but not without a near-miss. The boy on the bicycle in the middle of the frame is one of several t... (more)
Works in progress. NS 2649 and 3544 wait for repairs.
The World Famous Horseshoe CurveGrain train 50T wraps around the valley on the Horseshoe Curve. Built by the Pennsylvania Railroad and opened to traffic in 1854, Horseshoe Curve fil... (more)
NS 39Q rounds the curve into MG interlocking with a classic leader.
Bits and pieces. The rebuild line includes NS 5254 in black and white and a patched UP engine NS 7288.
Framed! Basking in the late afternoon sunlight, NS 8341 shares the shop yard tracks with 2539 (EMD SD70), 3455 (EMD SD40-2), and 2649 (EMD SD70M-2).
A nearly 45 year old SW1001 moves a D9-44CW around the Juniata Shops on the turntable.
"One Goes Up, One Goes Down". NS 23Z climes the East Slope of the Allegheny Mountains with NS 4002 leading the charge. At the same time, NS 38Q glides down the adjacent with an all EMD... (more)
With helper sets on both the rear and front of the train, NS 17G climes the steep grade over the Alleghenies Mountains.