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By:Mark Hardin
Dates:10/6/2006 - 10/6/2006
Album Info:Scenes from Altoona to Johnstown PA.
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NS 2742
Title:  NS 2742
Description:  A westbound double stack at one of just a couple of grade crossings on the mountain.
Photo Date:  10/6/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 6:53:30 PM
Location:  Coburn, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 2742(SD70M-2)
Views:  299   Comments: 0
NS 2774
Title:  NS 2774
Description:  The second train and the second M-2 of the day, the fall colors are just about peak on the hill.
Photo Date:  10/6/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 6:54:16 PM
Location:  Coburn, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 2774(SD70M-2)
Views:  307   Comments: 1
NS 3342
Title:  NS 3342
Description:  A set of helpers drifts downgrade to Altoona at mile post 238.6..........
Photo Date:  10/6/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 6:54:45 PM
Location:  Coburn, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 3342(SD40-2)
Views:  263   Comments: 1
AMTK 85
Title:  AMTK 85
Description:  Train 42 knocks the signal down and is about to glide through the detector at mile post 238.6 track two.
Photo Date:  10/6/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 6:55:20 PM
Location:  Coburn, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 85(P42DC)
Views:  314   Comments: 0
NS 9618
Title:  NS 9618
Description:  A westbound mixed bag digs into the grade for the 12 mile grind up the 1.8% grade to the top of the hill.
Photo Date:  10/6/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 6:55:42 PM
Location:  Coburn, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9618(C40-9W) UP 4438(SD70M)
Views:  267   Comments: 1
NS 9967
Title:  NS 9967
Description:  A westbound mixed bag on the east leg of the curve.
Photo Date:  10/6/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 6:56:09 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9967(C40-9W)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
NS 2508
Title:  NS 2508
Description:  The conductor drops off the spartan cab 70 to await the helpers coupling to the head end.
Photo Date:  10/6/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 6:56:36 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 2508(SD70)
Views:  247   Comments: 0
Headend Helpers Couple on
Title:  Headend Helpers Couple on
Description:  The connection is made and everything is being buttoned up.
Photo Date:  10/6/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 6:57:04 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  103   Comments: 0
NS 9408
Title:  NS 9408
Description:  An eastbound double stack has the railroad while the other train waits to go 2 to 1 at CP "MO" for her trip down "the slide".
Photo Date:  10/6/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 6:57:21 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9408(C40-9W) NS 3427(SD40-2)
Views:  232   Comments: 0
AMTK 65
Title:  AMTK 65
Description:  Train 43 has just exited the Allegheny Tunnel at milepost 248, the top of the hill and is about to take the signal at CP "UN".
Photo Date:  10/6/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 6:57:48 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 65(P42DC)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
NS 3427
Title:  NS 3427
Description:  Helpers on the rearend of a westbound mixed bag with a birdseye view of the Allegheny Mountains
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 6:58:15 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 3427(SD40-2)
Views:  293   Comments: 1
NS 8443
Title:  NS 8443
Description:  NS 10N passes the now closed "AR" Tower and is about to be in the grips of the 2.1% grade better known as "the slide".
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 6:58:47 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 8443(C40-8W)
Views:  180   Comments: 0
AMTK 65
Title:  AMTK 65
Description:  Train 42 rounds the curve out of CP "UN" and is about to enter The Allegheny Tunnel on her way down to Altoona.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 6:59:17 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 65(P42DC)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
AMTK 65
Title:  AMTK 65
Description:  Another view of 42 as she passes under the Main Street overpass.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 6:59:45 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 65(P42DC)
Views:  152   Comments: 1
NS 7210
Title:  NS 7210
Description:  A string of "80MAC's" waits on the west leg of the wye to head west to pick up some empty coal gons.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:00:10 PM
Location:  South Fork, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Signal
Locomotives:  NS 7210(SD80MAC)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
NS 7210
Title:  NS 7210
Description:  A head shot of the 80MAC.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:00:35 PM
Location:  South Fork, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NS 7210(SD80MAC)
Views:  272   Comments: 0
NS 9439
Title:  NS 9439
Description:  An eastbound double stack knocks the signal down at CP"SO".
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:01:04 PM
Location:  South Fork, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9439(C40-9W) NS 7210(SD80MAC)
Views:  383   Comments: 1
80MAC's
Title:  80MAC's
Description:  The MAC's glide across the old stone bridge westbound.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:01:42 PM
Location:  Johnstown, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  NS 7211(SD80MAC) NS 7203(SD80MAC) NS 7212(SD80MAC) NS 7207(SD80MAC) NS 7210(SD80MAC)
Views:  685   Comments: 0
NS 3430
Title:  NS 3430
Description:  Two sets of helpers on a westbound slab train.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:02:10 PM
Location:  Johnstown, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3430(SD40-2)
Views:  228   Comments: 0
NS 7210
Title:  NS 7210
Description:  The 80MAC's on their way back to South Fork with the empty buggies, on track 3?
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:02:46 PM
Location:  Johnstown, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Bridge,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 7210(SD80MAC)
Views:  306   Comments: 0
NS 7509
Title:  NS 7509
Description:  An eastbound double stack rolls across The Conemaugh River and knocks the signal down at milepost 275.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:03:14 PM
Location:  Johnstown, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 7509(ES40DC)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
NS 6795
Title:  NS 6795
Description:  Another eastbound double stack at milepost 275 with the beautiful fall colors as a backdrop.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:03:39 PM
Location:  Johnstown, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Bridge,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 6795(SD60M)
Views:  467   Comments: 3
CBL 111
Title:  CBL 111
Description:  The 111 breaks for the weekend.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:03:58 PM
Location:  Johnstown, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CBL 111(SW7)
Views:  836   Comments: 1
NS 9284
Title:  NS 9284
Description:  A westbound double stack with a couple of "pumpkins".
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:04:11 PM
Location:  East Conemaugh, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9284(C40-9W)
Views:  208   Comments: 0
NS 7210
Title:  NS 7210
Description:  After they uncouple from the coal buggies the 80MAC's wait for warrants to head south on the South Fork Secondary.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:04:30 PM
Location:  South Fork, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  NS 7210(SD80MAC)
Views:  293   Comments: 0
NS 7211
Title:  NS 7211
Description:  Another view from the other end.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:04:48 PM
Location:  South Fork, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  NS 7211(SD80MAC)
Views:  273   Comments: 1
NS 7211
Title:  NS 7211
Description:  The crew has their warrants and are heading south to pick up a string of loaded coal gons.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:05:03 PM
Location:  South Fork, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 7211(SD80MAC)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
NS 9966
Title:  NS 9966
Description:  A westbound intermodal takes the signal at milepost 263
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:05:27 PM
Location:  Summerhill, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9966(C40-9W)
Views:  226   Comments: 0
NS 7538
Title:  NS 7538
Description:  An eastbound intermodal makes her way up the west slope on track 1.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:05:42 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 7538(ES40DC)
Views:  323   Comments: 1
NS 7538
Title:  NS 7538
Description:  Another view of the eastbound intermodal with a matched set of "albino EVO's"
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:05:59 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 7538(ES40DC)
Views:  380   Comments: 1
NS 2776
Title:  NS 2776
Description:  I usually don't post "going away" shots but I couldn't help it on this one with all of the fall colors.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:06:19 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 2776(SD70M-2)
Views:  192   Comments: 1
NS 9371
Title:  NS 9371
Description:  The Herzog stone train rounds the sweeping curve on track 3 with the fall foilage in full effect.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:06:42 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9371(C40-9W)
Views:  227   Comments: 0
NS 3372
Title:  NS 3372
Description:  The helpers for the Herzog stone train aid in breaking as the headend takes the signal at milepost 255.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:07:06 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3372(SD40-2)
Views:  193   Comments: 1
NS 9549
Title:  NS 9549
Description:  A westbound coal drag rounds that popular curve........
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:07:34 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9549(C40-9W)
Views:  197   Comments: 2
NS 7557
Title:  NS 7557
Description:  Another view with a westbound intermodal...........
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:08:00 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 7557(ES40DC)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
NS 9688
Title:  NS 9688
Description:  Autoracks westbound on track 3, I couldn't leave this spot because of the color..........
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:08:31 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9688(C40-9W)
Views:  237   Comments: 1
NS 9376
Title:  NS 9376
Description:  I'm not sure what was causing the smoke to the right, I know, FIRE I didn't here of any fires in the area.
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:09:01 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9376(C40-9W)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
AMTK 134
Title:  AMTK 134
Description:  The last one from this spot, train 43 running only 20 minutes late.............
Photo Date:  10/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 7:09:23 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 134(P42DC)
Views:  251   Comments: 1
AMTK 175
Title:  AMTK 175
Description:  Train 42 The Pennsylvanian ontime glides past Alto Tower on a fresh blanket of snow.
Photo Date:  12/8/2006  Upload Date: 12/17/2006 9:05:10 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Winter,Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 175(P42DC)
Views:  218   Comments: 0
NS 3425
Title:  NS 3425
Description:  With help cut in on the head end 55J the "garbage" train snakes its way onto track two as she takes the signal at CP WORKS.
Photo Date:  12/9/2006  Upload Date: 12/17/2006 9:06:15 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Winter,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3425(SD40-2)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
NS 3425
Title:  NS 3425
Description:  Chasing 55J up the hill yeilds this "different" view as she roars out of The Allegheny Tunnel!
Photo Date:  12/9/2006  Upload Date: 12/17/2006 9:06:58 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Mark Hardin
Categories:  Tunnel,Winter,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3425(SD40-2)
Views:  185   Comments: 1


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