Here's a little bit higher of a perspective from Horseshoe Curve. NS 65K rolls westbound around the curve in a steady light rain in early April.
Double Heritage on Horseshoe Curve
Norfolk Southern train 25V climbs the grade on Horseshoe Curve with NS 8098 (Conrail ES44AC), NS 1067 (Reading SD70ACe), and NS 9155 (C40-9W).
A TOFC train descends the eastern slope of the Alleghenies behind a U33C/C-636/GP-35 lashup.
A PC passenger train drifts downgrade around Horseshoe Curve on a hot and hazy summer day.
Norfolk Southern priority intermodal train 25V rounds Horseshoe Curve with the Conrail and Reading heritages units.
Norfolk Southern priority intermodal train 25V rounds Horseshoe Curve with the Conrail heritage unit leading the Reading heritage unit.
In the endless parade of trains around Horseshoe Curve another westbound freight grinds up the eastern slope of the Alleghenies with an SD-45 and SD-40 shoving hard on the cabin car.
The SD-45 and C-636 are in notch 8 as they shove a freight up the eastern slope of the Alleghenies. The open cab windows and doors provide little relief for the pusher crew from the cloud of exhau... (more)
With newly rebuilt AC44C6M locomotives being added to the roster with numbers in the 4000 series, the Norfolk Southern Executive units had to be renumbered and repainted. Here, in Altoona, the F ... (more)
You'd Think I Would Have Learned My Lesson...after last year's adventure to the west leg of Horseshoe Curve in the snow, right?
In spite of 4 inches of ... (more)
Milepost 242: Imitation is the Sincerest Form of FlatteryA panorama, formed of 33 individual frames stitched together, shows off the entire arc of Horseshoe Curve in its modern form... (more)
A Storm's-a-comin'With storm clouds brewing above the Horseshoe Curve, the tail ends of a westbound intermodal and eastbound manifest rest are caught at opposite sides of the valley.
One Goes Up, One Comes DownThe head end of 23Z passes the rear end helpers of an unidentified manifest. The trains are heading in both directions and are long enough to each wrap th... (more)