Prior to receiving her fancy yellow and gray paint scheme, DC to AC Conversion Unit 1801 was on the turn table facing off with RP-E4U slug 962 at the NS Altoona Shops.
An RP-E4U slug awaits repairs at the NS Shops for repairs. I counted no less than twenty-six locomotives waiting for repairs at the Juniata Shops this day.
Intermodal train 21M, led by AC44C6M 4000, passes AC44C6CF 8520 at Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona, Pa. Photo by Casey Thomason. For more information about Norfolk Southern, visit more)
Duct Tape Can't Fix Everything...
...despite popular belief. Though the talented shop force at Juniata probably can fix anything. NS 4001, the AC44C6M that was involved in the 59... (more)
Snow Squall Shifting
Norfolk Southern keeps a couple of ex-Reading SW1001s on the roster, at least two of which hang around Altoona for use as the shop goat. Here we find the regul... (more)
NS rebuilds in progress
The Shops Never SleepJust because night has fallen doesn't mean a railroad shop can hang up the tools for the day and go home. The Juniata Locomotive Shop is a 24/7 operation, and t... (more)
A Century of Excellence Assorted power rests around the turntable at Norfolk Southern's Juniata Locomotive Shop. Built as the Erecting Machine Shops of the PRR's Altoona Works (Juni... (more)
NS 7272 started out in life as a UP SD90MAC and is in the process of being converted to what I believe is an SD70ACU while a Southern 'E' and NS 'F' unit sit in the back ground.
One of only 8 SW1001s left on Norfolk Southern's locomotive roster moves an SD60E onto the turntable at the backside of NS's Juniata Shops in Altoona.
There were 9 SW1001s left on the NS until... (more)
This past Labor Day, Norfolk Southern held an Open House for friends and family of employees of the Juniata Locomotive Shops. The tour included a look a the backshop, smith shop, and paint shop at... (more)
Norfolk Southern AC44C6M's 4002 and 4004 pose side by side at Juniata Shop in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Photo by Casey Thomason. For more information about Norfolk Southern, visit more)
Originally built by GE as standard-cab D9-40C number 8866, Norfolk Southern 4004 is the latest AC44C6M conversion locomotive to be rebuilt. The "horse mane" paint color variation denote... (more)
NS 3357 sits outside after getting an overhaul and fresh paint