Horseshoe Curve - central PA, near Altoona. Half of it is called McGinley Curve after my husband's ancestor who's farm was there. The reservoir in front of it was built by another of his ancestors named Dhrew. His daughter married one of McGinley's sons.
Horseshoe Curve, Altoona, PA This is the famous Horseshoe Curve for the Pennsylvania Railroad. This is how the trains get up over the Allegheny Mountains in central PA. There have been steps to climb to the rail site and now there is a tram.
The Horseshoe Curve, Allegheny Mountains, Altoona, PA. My dad grew up very near here!
https://flic.kr/p/239J8r5 | PRR 7069 westbound; Slope Tower, Altoona PA | Six PRR GP9s, including a GP9B, are westbound at Slope Tower in Altoona. This slide is uncredited and undated. Anyone with addiitonal information is welcome to contact me.
PRR Steam Locomotive I am SUCH AN ENTHUSIAST of steam locomotives and railroading in general ! Not long ago I visited Altoona, PA where the Pennsy was born and soaked up the history of a bygone era - - - the era of steam locomotion.