8175 is working hard getting out of the yard. PRR Class H10.
Two days after Christmas '52, a Pennsy steamer starts to pull a freight from deep in the yard. Check out what appears to be a smashboard-type paddle signal at the throat of the yard. PRR Class H1... (more)
Another view of the 6768 with its huge tender pulling at Altoona. Click on "PRR 6768" above for associated views of this engine from John's camera that day. PRR Class M1a.
This is a sister image to this> photo. You see the rear of a manifest leaving Altoona and a set of BH50 Baldwin pushe... (more)
A sister image to this> photo, John has moved down the hill slightly to capture the consist of a typical PRR manifest ... (more)
Before it pulls, Mountain 6768 poses with its made up train in a pastel-like scene. PRR Class M1a.
A steamy action scene at Altoona in the summer of '53, with a followup to this> shot. This Mountain-type served l... (more)
There's plenty of muscle here, PRR 6768 pulls on the main. A companion view is seen here>. PRR Class M1a.
One of the great paradoxes in RR history is that The Standard Railroad of the World had no standard locomotive numbering scheme. Few numbers on the PRR were unique to one locomotive type or class... (more)
OK, here's color PRR mainline action from the Dziobko camera from this June day in 1953 at Altoona, near the depot in this view. Pennsy started using 2-8-0's in freight service in 1875. PRR Class... (more)
A Mothers Day family outing in our '50 Olds Rocket 88 took us over the US-44 Mid-Hudson bridge where I photographed a freight train crossing the Poughkeepsie-Highland High Bridge while barge traff... (more)
IHB GP40-2 4017 and BNSF 5472 come through Dolton side by side with their eastbound manifests.
Almost unpatched SP SD45T-2 9395 sits at Reynolds with a eastbound manifest.
UP AC4400CW 6539 with the lettering burned off the side leads a eastbound manifest through Dolton.
UP tonnage nears KC.