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12/17/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Jeffrey Faherty
Dates:11/13/2004 - 11/15/2006
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21G
Title:  21G
Description:  21G is just before the curve after it passes below the old Pennsy signal bridge.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/14/2004 9:11:16 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9350(C40-9W) NS 2588(SD70M) NS 8677(C39-8E) NS 2524(SD70)
Views:  735   Comments: 0
11A
Title:  11A
Description:  11A takes to the curve after 21G cleared and the second unit back is a high nose unit followed by an ex Conrail.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/14/2004 9:17:24 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9187(C40-9W) NS 3312(SD40-2) NS 3001(GP40-2)
Views:  581   Comments: 0
11A Helpers
Title:  11A Helpers
Description:  The helpers for 11A push up the grade and are both of Conrail decent.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/15/2004 5:11:23 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 3335(SD40-2) NS 3341(SD40-2)
Views:  490   Comments: 0
Primer on the Curve
Title:  Primer on the Curve
Description:  Even on a cold and blustery day the curve still attracted a good amount people as this westbound autorack train took to the curve.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/15/2004 5:13:34 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9923(C40-9W) NS 9868(C40-9W)
Views:  471   Comments: 1
Eastbound Manifest
Title:  Eastbound Manifest
Description:  This eastbound manifest rolls downgrade with a nice lashup of four ex Conrail units leading the train.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/15/2004 5:18:12 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3369(SD40-2) NS 3380(SD40-2) NS 6580(SD60) NS 9821(C40-9W) NS 3433(SD40-2)
Views:  758   Comments: 1
Westbound Empty Coal
Title:  Westbound Empty Coal
Description:  Helpers for an eastbound train round the curve while a westbound empty coal train battle the grade.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/15/2004 5:20:14 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 3367(SD40-2) NS 9161(C40-9W)
Views:  468   Comments: 0
Amtrak
Title:  Amtrak
Description:  Taken while driving up Sugar Run Rd this eastbound Amtrak train goes past while we were driving to Gallitzin. This shot was taken without even looking through the view finder.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/15/2004 5:43:59 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  AMTK 99(P42DC)
Views:  603   Comments: 0
Eastbound Intermodal
Title:  Eastbound Intermodal
Description:  This eastbound intermodal throttles up just before it enters the Gallitzin tunnels.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/15/2004 5:45:42 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9772(C40-9W) NS 5442(SD50)
Views:  441   Comments: 0
Through the Shadows
Title:  Through the Shadows
Description:  With the eastbound intermodal still going past this westbound blasted out of the tunnel.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/15/2004 5:48:58 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9604(C40-9W) UP 2834(SD40-2T)
Views:  471   Comments: 0
Westbound Doublestack
Title:  Westbound Doublestack
Description:  This westbound double stack blew out of the tunnel less then 15 minutes after the previous one.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/15/2004 5:50:46 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9403(C40-9W) NS 9913(C40-9W)
Views:  478   Comments: 0
Conrail Quality
Title:  Conrail Quality
Description:  Yet another westbound intermodal, only 10 minutes after the last one, blasts past this one with a former Conrail SD60I on the point.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/15/2004 5:52:22 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 6760(SD60I) NS 8982(C40-9W) NS 6779(SD60M)
Views:  614   Comments: 0
The Flood Begins
Title:  The Flood Begins
Description:  We were sitting around at Cresson for a little bit befoe we saw our first train. This wasnt to be the last.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 5:33:57 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  NS 9392(C40-9W) NS 8788(C40-9) NS 9590(C40-9W)
Views:  446   Comments: 0
Yellow over Red
Title:  Yellow over Red
Description:  The coal train had an approach signal...not that it would matter as he would later stall.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 5:36:54 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4975(C44-9W) NS 9586(C40-9W)
Views:  328   Comments: 0
Shoving Hard
Title:  Shoving Hard
Description:  The coal train had four helper locomotives on it and they were all giving all that they had to push the train.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 5:38:20 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3335(SD40-2) NS 3341(SD40-2) NS 3362(SD40-2) NS 3428(SD40-2)
Views:  589   Comments: 0
Eastbound Autorack
Title:  Eastbound Autorack
Description:  Barely 5 minutes after the coal train cleared this eastbound autorack came through on another track. Another westbound will blast by while he is passing.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 5:43:42 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9143(C40-9W) NS 9336(C40-9W)
Views:  399   Comments: 0
Busy Times
Title:  Busy Times
Description:  We caught up with the eastbound autorack at the Rt 53 bridge being that he wasnt going fast at all. Here we also see the stalled coal train (left) and a stationary empty coal train (right).
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 6:00:26 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9336(C40-9W) NS 9143(C40-9W)
Views:  475   Comments: 0
Another Westbound
Title:  Another Westbound
Description:  While the autorack is still climbing the grade a westbound trailervan comes flying down the hill making this the 7th train in 20 minutes.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 6:05:03 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9721(C40-9W) NS 8665(C39-8E)
Views:  506   Comments: 0
Looking Upgrade
Title:  Looking Upgrade
Description:  Looking upgrade we see the stalled coal train, autorack, empty coal train, and westbound intermodal. This made for a great finale.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 6:07:44 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  282   Comments: 0
PRR 4913
Title:  PRR 4913
Description:  Back in Altoona we stopped at the museum where i got this shot of GG1 4913 partially basking in the evening sun.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 6:11:53 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
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Locomotives:  PRR 4913(GG1)
Views:  539   Comments: 0
Cab Shot
Title:  Cab Shot
Description:  A picture of the cab in the GG1. I could only imagine what it was like flying down the NEC in this baby.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 6:13:52 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 4913(GG1)
Views:  1230   Comments: 0
Sunset
Title:  Sunset
Description:  We end our day where we began...the pedestrian bridge at the Altoona station. A warm sun bids farewell while a helper set sits on the island track.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 6:15:15 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  127   Comments: 0
NS 3346
Title:  NS 3346
Description:  This eastbound manifest train crawls into Altoona and is the start to our day on the line.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/14/2004 9:01:57 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3346(SD40-2) NS 3339(SD40-2) NS 9844(C40-9W) NS 9713(C40-9W)
Views:  763   Comments: 0
NS 9323
Title:  NS 9323
Description:  This eastbound double stack train glides around the curve in this view from the parking lot of Horseshoe Curve.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/14/2004 9:08:37 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9020(C40-9W) NS 9323(C40-9W)
Views:  486   Comments: 0
13N
Title:  13N
Description:  13N with two primered C40-9W's round the curve continuing their assault on the mountain.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/15/2004 5:15:51 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9923(C40-9W) NS 9868(C40-9W)
Views:  422   Comments: 0
Soon to Stall
Title:  Soon to Stall
Description:  This eastbound coal train was the second train to come through. He ws pullin hard and would later stall with its rear end still in view. While he passed a westbound blasted through.
Photo Date:  11/13/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 5:35:31 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4975(C44-9W) NS 9586(C40-9W)
Views:  361   Comments: 0
NS 3372
Title:  NS 3372
Description:  The helpers for 21G are rounding the curve as they give 21G some extra power to conquer the grade.
Photo Date:  11/14/2004  Upload Date: 11/14/2004 9:14:55 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3372(SD40-2) NS 3344(SD40-2)
Views:  559   Comments: 0
AMTK 123
Title:  AMTK 123
Description:  The last train of our day is this westbound Amtrak train that doesnt even break a sweat going upgrade.
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/18/2005 9:15:53 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 123(P42DC)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
NS 2534
Title:  NS 2534
Description:  As soon as we arrived at the curve this eastbound double stacker came around with a very pleasing lash up.
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/17/2005 7:54:35 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2534(SD70) BNSF 4892(C44-9W) BNSF 5485(C44-9W)
Views:  354   Comments: 0
NS 3343
Title:  NS 3343
Description:  This loaded coal drag takes its sweet time downgrade trying to hold back its long train of coal.
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/17/2005 8:09:48 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3343(SD40-2) NS 3428(SD40-2) NS 6784(SD60M) NS 8963(C40-9W) NS 2592(SD70M)
Views:  520   Comments: 0
NS 3370
Title:  NS 3370
Description:  Ah yes a beautiful site three out of four SD40-2's in the Conrail paint scheme. Cant beat it.
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/17/2005 8:14:30 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3370(SD40-2) NS 3363(SD40-2) NS 3341(SD40-2) NS 3433(SD40-2)
Views:  411   Comments: 0
NS 2585
Title:  NS 2585
Description:  An eastbound manifest rolls downgrade and is about to pass under the ex Pennsy signal bridge.
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/17/2005 8:26:28 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2585(SD70M) NS 8399(C40-8W)
Views:  342   Comments: 0
NS 2639
Title:  NS 2639
Description:  So me and CRIX 5959 meet again out at Horseshoe its interesting to see how it hasnt moved out of the region.
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/17/2005 8:43:21 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2639(SD70M) CRIX 5959(SD60) NS 5299(GP38-2)
Views:  400   Comments: 1
NS 3337
Title:  NS 3337
Description:  Yet another beautiful site, this time its two Conrail painted SD40-2's on the end of this eastbound manifest.
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/17/2005 8:32:05 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3337(SD40-2) NS 3380(SD40-2)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
The Slide
Title:  The Slide
Description:  We overlook the slide from this vantage point as the helpers of an eastbound intermodal drift downgrade and across the way the cars near the front end can be seen.
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/18/2005 9:20:15 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  130   Comments: 0
NS 2577
Title:  NS 2577
Description:  This eastbound grinds up grade with an ex Conrail unit as the second engine.
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/18/2005 8:38:31 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2577(SD70) NS 9381(C40-9W)
Views:  239   Comments: 0
NS 3340
Title:  NS 3340
Description:  This pair of helpers cut off of from their train and are on their way back to Altoona for a new assignment.
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/18/2005 8:29:13 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3340(SD40-2) NS 3359(SD40-2)
Views:  390   Comments: 0
NS 3346
Title:  NS 3346
Description:  Yet another pair of helpers drifts downgrade in the sunlight.
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/18/2005 9:07:22 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3346(SD40-2) NS 3352(SD40-2)
Views:  289   Comments: 0
NS 3347
Title:  NS 3347
Description:  Our first train of the day is this westbound mixed freight just as the helpers of an eastbound pass under the pedestrian bridge.
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/17/2005 7:49:24 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3347(SD40-2) NS 3351(SD40-2) NS 8680(C39-8E) NS 3339(SD40-2) NS 9291(C40-9W) NS 3372(SD40-2)
Views:  562   Comments: 0
NS 3363
Title:  NS 3363
Description:  We return back to the curve where this helper sets passes through the beautiful light on the east side of the curve.
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/18/2005 8:54:16 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3363(SD40-2) NS 3370(SD40-2)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
NS 5404
Title:  NS 5404
Description:  A westbound autorack flies downgrade and makes an impressive site.
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/18/2005 8:33:58 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5404(SD50)
Views:  192   Comments: 0
NS 9400
Title:  NS 9400
Description:  Next train up is this westbound intermodal that has just met an eastbound intermodal train right before the curve.
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/17/2005 8:01:09 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9400(C40-9W) UP 5101(SD70M) NS 9761(C40-9W)
Views:  268   Comments: 0
NS 9411
Title:  NS 9411
Description:  This westbound trailervan train makes in impressive site heading up to the curve in magnificant sun.
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/18/2005 9:02:15 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9411(C40-9W) NS 9410(C40-9W)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
NS 9683
Title:  NS 9683
Description:  This westbound intermodal is blasting out of the tunnels at Gallitzin and makes an impressive site at speed.
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/18/2005 8:48:34 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9683(C40-9W) NS 8799(C40-9) NS 9672(C40-9W)
Views:  420   Comments: 0
NS 3347
Title:  NS 3347
Description:  A break in the clouds has given these helper units some nice hard lighting as they shove hard upgrade.
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/18/2005 8:42:58 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3347(SD40-2) NS 3351(SD40-2)
Views:  258   Comments: 0
NS 3340
Title:  NS 3340
Description:  These helpers are shoving hard to get this mixed freight over the grade.
Photo Date:  10/25/2005  Upload Date: 10/18/2005 8:24:08 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3340(SD40-2) NS 3359(SD40-2)
Views:  257   Comments: 0
NS 6780
Title:  NS 6780
Description:  This westbound manifest takes to the curve and is about to meet an eastbound loaded coal drag.
Photo Date:  11/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/17/2005 8:05:35 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6780(SD60M) NS 9525(C40-9W) NS 5286(GP38-2) NS 5312(GP38-2)
Views:  569   Comments: 0
NS 2750
Title:  NS 2750
Description:  Ah yes the first train of the day at the curve...this eastbound double stack winds its way around the curve and towards Altoona
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/18/2006 10:30:14 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2750(SD70M-2) NS 9021(C40-9W)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
NS 2571
Title:  NS 2571
Description:  Pretty the only color found on the ridge today is right about the signals at 248.
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/18/2006 10:30:36 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2571(SD70) NS 6590(SD60)
Views:  178   Comments: 0
NS 9380
Title:  NS 9380
Description:  The fun is about to begin...this westbound manifest grinds its way around the bend (video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skGv0MoWN4Y)while an autorack is about to fly past it.
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/18/2006 10:30:57 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9380(C40-9W) NS 9927(C40-9W)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
NS 9745
Title:  NS 9745
Description:  This light autorack train is making great time as it passes a slower manifest. Video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sT00ihGszSU
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/18/2006 10:31:22 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Jeffrey Faherty
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9745(C40-9W) NREX 7343(SD40R)
Views:  222   Comments: 0


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