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Amtrak (more..)
GE P42DC (more..)
CP-MG, NS Pittsburgh Line (more..)
Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
January 01, 2011
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AMTK 172 (more..)
NS 07T (more..)
J. Alex Lang (more..)
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About the only train around, the westbound Pennsylvanian. We could hear him coming for quite a few minutes as the GE hustled it's short consist around Horseshoe Curve and towards us. We didn't realize how much light we lost, and how much fog rolled in, until the headlight foreshadowed Amtrak's arrival at MG. A few seconds later, the evening returned to it's quiet stillness, and we retreated for a few beers at our mountain lodging of choice.
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