"Pennsylvanian 42" coming down from the famous Horseshoe Curve and is about to make a stop at Norfolk Southern's home of Altoona. It was a nice surprise to see the classic Pullman today!... (more)
An Amtrak train makes a stop at Altoona station.
With a train full of UPS containers, NS 20W makes its way through downtown Altoona, PA on a warm summer morning under hazy conditions.
Passengers await the arrival of the Amtrak Pennsylvanian to travel east as NS 10K slowly creeps down the yard lead into the yard in Altoona. The bridge the train is passing under is one of the foo... (more)
The PRR railroad was once a mainstay in the Altoona area with their vast array of locomotive and machine shops. The machine shops extended west beyond 12th street in town and included the building... (more)
Erie-Lackawanna GP35 2556 and 2583 with Penn Central GP38 7905 at Altoona, PA. on October 26, 1976. Photo taken from my slide collection, no photographer listed on slide.
The "Other" Altoona. The Club 400 bar sits across the street from the CNW (now UP) yard and depot in Altoona, WI. The bar, located on Spooner Street (another CNW town), pays tribute to t... (more)
An old cart and coupler (leaning against the metal beam) sit next to PRR GG1 #4913 at the Altoona Railroader's Memorial Museum. Of special note, the coupler, from some sort of PRR rail car, was b... (more)
The boiler of K4 1361 sits next to the right of observation car 'Mountain View' at the Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum.
Switching a cut of hoppers
Empty Coal train coming into re-crew with a dissapearing model leading
Photographed from outside the engineer's side of a Conrail SD40 in helper service, an eastbound eases toward Alto Tower at Altoona (taken with Conrail management approval and assistance).
We're riding the second unit on a Conrail eastbound coming down the mountain into Altoona, as we overtake another eastbound with rear end helpers.
The misc power in the middle of the shops includes some cool stuff like ex UP SD60s, C39-8s and much more!
Now off the Active Roster, NS GP50 7054 has already had its electrical componets removed from the control stand and now awaits its new future as a Road slug