Another excursion train exits The Allegheny Tunnel and passes through Tunnels Park as it is greeted by railfans young and old alike.
Seemingly wicked curves. bw
Streamlined for speed! Railroad: Pennsylvania RailroadLocomotive: EMD E8(A)Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: PRR 5809Train ID: AMTK 975Photo Date: July 08, 2007
The hogger notches out the throttle on last excursion train of Railfest 2007 as he rounds to other famous curve on the old Pennsy.
The large pale/pink building to the left is the old PRR station, now converted into a high end apartment building.
The crew is about ready to get on board as the platform is crowded with passengers and phoamers.
AMTK 975 comes off of the rusty rail at CP AR and heads back to Altoona.
The Pennsy E8s highball east past the signals governing CP Ding on their way back to Altoona from Pittsburgh.
The 975's engineer gives a friendly wave while passing under the PRR signal bridge at MP318.
Bennett Levin's E8's cruise thru the Latrobe enroute to the Altoona Railfest.
5809 and 5711 accelerate to track speed as they roll east on the former Pennsy main.
PRR E8's on the last trip of Railfest weekend just pulling onto the Loop track at UN headed for AR and #1 track to head back down the hill then off to Harrisburg.
The Es cut through the morning haze in a shot that could have been taken 50 years earlier.
The Es have just departed Penn Station on their way back to Altoona.