Coal drag with Conrail blue leader comes off the mountain and passes the still-manned Alto Tower.
Arriving back in Altoona with the first Railfest excursion, the Pennsy E8s roll by the classic PRR tower at 17th St. in Altoona, PA
In a scene repeated for decades, an Eastbound train passes Alto tower. This tower is still manned and controls all movements around altoona and up the East Slope.
Two types of motive power pass Alto Tower on a hot July afternoon.
NS Office Car Special
Canon EOS 300D.
ALTO tower decorated for Christmas
Inside Alto Tower, the operator makes an entry in the movement log.
Conrail SD40-2 helpers on the head end of an eastbound freight pass Alto Tower