A 4 pack of helpers wait to enter Rose Yard after assisting a heavy eastbound mixed freight over the mountain. A westbound mixed freight can be seen making its run on the hill in the foreground.
The NS business train returns to its home in Altoona, PA, as it ironically passes the Altoona Amtrak platform.
NS 4081, rebuilt Dash 9-40C 8804, leads an Eastbound loaded coal train as it crawls through downtown Altoona, PA. The train is about to pass under the pedestrian walkway at the Altoona Amtrak Stat... (more)
Two SD80MACs bracket an SD70M-2 on the point of a long 12G. It is passing the Railroader's Memorial Museum in some golden afternoon light.
Amtrak Heritage P42 No. 145 leads train 43, the Pennsylvanian at the Altoona station on a rainy August day.
ALTO Tower has the route lined up for the Broadway Limited, as the crews exchange a few words. The near-position light is indicating a slow-approach, with clear signals at 17th Street and CP SLOP... (more)
The 765 passes the Amtrak station as it departs Altoona.
NS 20W makes its way through Altoona with a pair of ACEs including the "bar code" unit, #1111, trailing. Heading eastbound is 28Z with the Virginian in the lead. Quite an interesting meet.
NS 9216 leads an intermodal train past the Amtrak station in Altoona toward Pittsburgh.
The NKP 765 waits for her passengers to load for the return trip back for the evening.
The town of Altoona seen in the background as the daily Pittsburgh to New York train 42 "The Pennsylvanian" makes a quick station stop, with a standard P42DC for power today.
The Pennsylvanian stopped in downtown Altoona on a very chilly morning.
Amtrak 42, the eastbound "Pennsylvanian", pulls into the Altoona Amtrak Station. This was taken during the weekend of Railfest 2010.
After following one down the hill a light helper set rolls down towards Rose Yard.
Old meets new as PRR 5809 goes toe-to-toe with former CR SD50 5413 and 20G past the waiting Railfest train.