Brakeshoes smoke after descending the summit west of Altoona, the crew brought the train down the mountain safely and may run through. The coupler cover, still intact, is noteworthy. The station i... (more)
A view from the coal dock at East Altoona reveals active and stored steam. John had permission from a high-up in the PRR to roam East Altoona, not often accessable to railfans. This is one of 16... (more)
It's 42 years ago, and my world was black and white not color.
Here's a Hudson-bound early Penn Central local with PRR 2210 and NYC 1753 heading north under the East Exchange Street bridge. Behin... (more)