The standard helper set - a pair of SD40s - work upgrade at the 2417 signal bridge at the east end of Horseshoe Curve on a glorious autumn afternoon.
The passenger cars on the left belong to the Railroader's Memorial Museum.
A helperset drags the remainder of the 34A back down into Rose Yard. The train split in two due to a broken drawbar about 50 cars in.
Allegheny Mountains 1 : PSR 0
Where the wounded locomotives go for care, we see one that’s in the process of being repaired back to service at Norfolk Southerns Juniata shop.
Former Lehigh Valley 313 switching in Rose Yard. Lots of weathered steel surfaces showing.
We're Dutch-dooring it on the "Broadway" as it descends the grade around Horseshoe Curve on a rainy Sunday morning in October of 1977. Pennsy K4s No. 1361 (Juniata, 1918) is in view, in... (more)
Shortly after helpers attached at the rear for the grade ahead, NS 63V blasts through Altoona with 4001 in the lead.
37A claws and grinds west around Horseshoe Curve in between periods of heavy snow which put down anywhere from a few inches up to a foot in places such as south of here in Somerset County.
Often times many railfans and photographers line up along the walkway across from the Altoona Transportation Center to get a good view of Amtrak's Pennsylvanian, and I was no exception. Here, P42D... (more)
PRR K4s No. 1361 (Juniata, 1918) in a back-up move, giving us a good view of its 130P75 tender. (13,000 gallons, Passenger service, 75" high firing deck; 22 tons of coal.) The track curving... (more)
Amtrak Phase III Heritage Unit #145 has remade an appearance on the Pennsylvanian. #145 is one of the only Heritage Units to be able to operate the Pennsylvanian due to the signalling system on th... (more)
NS 8053 leads intermodal train NS 25V up the grade around Horseshoe Curve with another intermodal train, NS 21G hot on its heels on track 3.
Amtrak 145, the Phase III heritage unit, kicks up snow as it begins to lean into Horseshoe Curve as it races alongside intermodal train NS 294 with the eastbound Pennsylvanian
NS 4314 leads westbound manifest train NS 11V around a snowy Horseshoe Curve as it struggles upgrade towards the summit in Gallitzin