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By:MATT GALATI
Dates:10/1/2006 - 12/31/2006
Album Info:This is my ever-growing album of photos taken in Western Pennsylvania including everywhere from the historic Horseshoe Curve in Altoona to the Pittsburgh area. Harrison City is my hometown which is just south and east of Pittsburgh. I now live in Kentucky but I visit PA often.
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"Downhill Coal"
Title:  "Downhill Coal"
Description:  NSR 9618 and 8438 haul a full coal train downhill at historic Horseshoe Curve
Photo Date:  10/23/2006  Upload Date: 11/11/2006 11:25:38 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9618(C40-9W) NS 8438(C40-8W)
Views:  303   Comments: 1
"Morning Twilight Reflection"
Title:  "Morning Twilight Reflection"
Description:  NS 2752 is reflected in a trackside puddle while pulling an intermodal load Eastbound with help from NS 9789
Photo Date:  12/23/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 6:54:03 PM
Location:  Shafton, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 2752(SD70M-2) NS 9789(C40-9W)
Views:  274   Comments: 1
"Shafton Intermodal"
Title:  "Shafton Intermodal"
Description:  NS 2752 and 9789 pull an intermodal train Eastbound around sunrise
Photo Date:  12/23/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 6:55:45 PM
Location:  Shafton, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 2752(SD70M-2) NS 9789(C40-9W)
Views:  202   Comments: 0
"Freight in Manor At Sunrise"
Title:  "Freight in Manor At Sunrise"
Description:  NS 9801 and 9872 pull a mixed freight load Eastbound through Manor, PA at sunrise
Photo Date:  12/23/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 6:48:00 PM
Location:  Manor, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9801(C40-9W) NS 9872(C40-9W)
Views:  386   Comments: 0
"Pennsylvanian in Manor at Sunrise"
Title:  "Pennsylvanian in Manor at Sunrise"
Description:  The Pennsylvanian (Pittsburgh to NYC) heads Eastbound through Manor, PA (Amtrak 40) just before sunrise
Photo Date:  12/23/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 6:50:28 PM
Location:  Manor, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 40(P42DC)
Views:  305   Comments: 0
"Kiski Junction Station-the Offseason"
Title:  "Kiski Junction Station-the Offseason"
Description:  The Kiski Junction Railroad at Schenley, PA is home to motive 753 and a small speeder during this offseason Christmas Eve
Photo Date:  12/24/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 6:58:56 PM
Location:  Schenley, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Station
Locomotives:  KJR 752(GP7R)
Views:  425   Comments: 1
"PLE Caboose"
Title:  "PLE Caboose"
Description:  An awsome Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad (now defunct) caboose sits in Schenley, PA just outside of the Kiski Valley Railroads yard
Photo Date:  12/24/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 7:01:49 PM
Location:  Schenley, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  301   Comments: 0
"Help from the Rear"
Title:  "Help from the Rear"
Description:  NS 3348 and 3387 push a heavy intermodal load from the back in Jeannette, PA while two other NS motives pull from the front
Photo Date:  12/26/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 7:09:22 PM
Location:  Jeannette, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 3387(SD40-2) NS 3348(SD40-2)
Views:  176   Comments: 0
"Double Intermodal Heavy Load"
Title:  "Double Intermodal Heavy Load"
Description:  NS 9272 and 9848 pull a heavy intermodal load Eastbound at Jeannette, PA
Photo Date:  12/26/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 7:04:20 PM
Location:  Jeannette, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9272(C40-9W) NS 9848(C40-9W)
Views:  272   Comments: 0
"The Yard Engine is Out of the Yard"
Title:  "The Yard Engine is Out of the Yard"
Description:  NS 2406, a rare NS yard-type motive, helps pull a mixed load toward Pittsburgh at Larimer, PA
Photo Date:  12/27/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 7:23:36 PM
Location:  Larimer, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2406(MP15DC)
Views:  251   Comments: 0
"Passing in Larimer"
Title:  "Passing in Larimer"
Description:  NS 3343 and 3425 (in Conrail livery) head Eastbound while passing a Westbound mixed-freight train
Photo Date:  12/27/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 7:26:09 PM
Location:  Larimer, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3343(SD40-2) NS 3425(SD40-2)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
"Conrail and More Conrail"
Title:  "Conrail and More Conrail"
Description:  Two NS motives in Conrail livery (8309 and 2579) get help from NS 9709 in pulling a Westbound intermodal load in Penn Borough at Sunrise
Photo Date:  12/27/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 7:17:43 PM
Location:  Penn, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8309(C40-8) NS 2579(SD70) NS 9709(C40-9W)
Views:  367   Comments: 1
"Ready to Pull-Out"
Title:  "Ready to Pull-Out"
Description:  Union Railroad locomotives 10 and 18 await the word to pull their load out of the Union RR Duquesne, PA yard
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 7:39:51 PM
Location:  Duquesne, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Yard,Track
Locomotives:  URR 10(MP15DC) URR 18(MP15DC)
Views:  439   Comments: 1
"Union on the Bridge"
Title:  "Union on the Bridge"
Description:  Union Railroad Locomotives 25, 16, 27 and 15 pull a mixed load across the bridge at Duquesne, PA
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 7:38:23 PM
Location:  Duquesne, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  URR 25(MP15DC) URR 16(MP15DC) URR 27(MP15DC) URR 15(MP15DC)
Views:  468   Comments: 1
"Power Up"
Title:  "Power Up"
Description:  CSX 2645 is powered up in the Pittsburgh Yard at McKeesport, PA
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 7:44:19 PM
Location:  McKeesport, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CSX 2645(GP38-2)
Views:  241   Comments: 0
"Time to Rest"
Title:  "Time to Rest"
Description:  CSX 6489 (and 6447) wait idle at the CSX Pittsburgh Yard in McKeesport, PA
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 7:42:20 PM
Location:  McKeesport, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CSX 6489(GP40-2)
Views:  180   Comments: 0
"Passing Irwin"
Title:  "Passing Irwin"
Description:  NS 8443 (in Conrail livery) and NS 9711 cross over the road in Irwin, PA
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 7:28:15 PM
Location:  Irwin, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  NS 8443(C40-8W) NS 9711(C40-9W)
Views:  323   Comments: 0
"Into the Light"
Title:  "Into the Light"
Description:  NS 9138 pulls a long row of empty coal cars out of the tunnel and toward the bridge over the Monongahala River at Port Perry, PA
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 8:02:49 PM
Location:  Port Perry, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Tunnel,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9138(C40-9W)
Views:  309   Comments: 1
"Past the Airbrake Shop"
Title:  "Past the Airbrake Shop"
Description:  NS 9821 and 8747 pass the Westinghouse Airbrake shop at Wilmerding, PA
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 7:34:20 PM
Location:  Wilmerding, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9821(C40-9W) NS 8747(C40-8)
Views:  271   Comments: 0
"To Be Refilled"
Title:  "To Be Refilled"
Description:  Empty coal hoppers exit the tunnel and prepare to cross the Monongahala River on the Port Perry Bridge
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 8:27:50 PM
Location:  Port Perry, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  RollingStock,Tunnel,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  138   Comments: 0
"Push Dang-It!"
Title:  "Push Dang-It!"
Description:  United States Steel Corportation, Monongahala Works, Edgar Thompson Plant locomotive #3 pushes hard against a row of coal cars in the yard outside the Pittsburgh Edgar Thompson steel plant
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 8:01:03 PM
Location:  Port Perry, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  MVWR 3(UNKNOWN)
Views:  235   Comments: 2
"Double Stacks Over the Bridge"
Title:  "Double Stacks Over the Bridge"
Description:  Intermodal double stacks cross the bridge to the Southside of Pittsburgh at Esplen
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 8:31:07 PM
Location:  Esplen, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  RollingStock,Bridge
Locomotives: 
Views:  120   Comments: 0
"Blurry Intermodal Sunset"
Title:  "Blurry Intermodal Sunset"
Description:  Double stack intermodal rolling stock crosses the bridge over the Monongahala River at Port Perry, PA as a holiday season sunset takes hold
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 8:05:18 PM
Location:  Port Perry, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  RollingStock,Bridge,Night
Locomotives: 
Views:  99   Comments: 0
"Branching Out"
Title:  "Branching Out"
Description:  Union Railroad owns this Crane and Tugboat on the waterfront at Duquesne, PA
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 7:50:34 PM
Location:  Duquesne, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Scenic,Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  240   Comments: 0
"Maintenance Time"
Title:  "Maintenance Time"
Description:  Pittsburgh and Ohio Central Railroad locomotive #1347 undergoes routine maintenance work in the companys yard at McKees Rocks, PA
Photo Date:  12/29/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 8:10:57 PM
Location:  McKees Rocks, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  OHCR 1327(SW1200RS)
Views:  253   Comments: 0
"Days End"
Title:  "Days End"
Description:  Pittsburgh and Ohio Central Railroad locomotive #1547 pulls into the yard and is buttoned-up for the night
Photo Date:  12/29/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 8:12:27 PM
Location:  McKees Rocks, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  OHCR 1547(SW1500)
Views:  219   Comments: 0
"Sunrise Pennsylvanian in Jeannette"
Title:  "Sunrise Pennsylvanian in Jeannette"
Description:  The Pennsylvanian today utilizes Amtrak 160 to pull the passengers East at sunrise
Photo Date:  12/29/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 8:16:58 PM
Location:  Jeannette, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 160(P42DC)
Views:  282   Comments: 0
"Onto the Southshore"
Title:  "Onto the Southshore"
Description:  NS 9186 and 9450 arrive at the South side of the bridge at Esplen in the City of Pittsburgh
Photo Date:  12/29/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 8:14:41 PM
Location:  Esplen, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9186(C40-9W) NS 9450(C40-9W)
Views:  254   Comments: 0
"Not in Turtle Creek Anymore"
Title:  "Not in Turtle Creek Anymore"
Description:  The Turtle Creek Industrial Railroad, a wholly-owned subsitiary of Dura-Bond Incorporated, operates a shortline from here in Export, PA to the NS line in Trafford, PA. Here at the Dura-Bond Plant, a tired TCKR 550 waits for the call to service
Photo Date:  12/30/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 8:20:34 PM
Location:  Export, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  TCKR 550(NW2)
Views:  400   Comments: 0
"Partly Cloudy at Larimer"
Title:  "Partly Cloudy at Larimer"
Description:  NS 9197 and 2406 get help from Union Pacific 5145 in pulling a mixed freight load through Larimer, PA
Photo Date:  12/31/2006  Upload Date: 12/31/2006 7:21:37 PM
Location:  Larimer, PA
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9187(C40-9W) NS 2406(MP15DC) UP 5145(SD70M)
Views:  328   Comments: 0
"Wampum Southbound"
Title:  "Wampum Southbound"
Description:  At Wampum, PA, NS 3418 leads a mixed freight load (including a radioactive waste car) Southbound toward Homewood Junction.
Photo Date:  5/19/2007  Upload Date: 5/27/2007 9:40:31 AM
Location:  Wampum, PA
Author:  MATT GALATI
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 3418(SD40-2)
Views:  201   Comments: 0
"In a Crowd"
Title:  "In a Crowd"
Description:  NS 5646 and 5359 pass by the Juniata Locomotive Shops heading out of the yard. In the background are NS 2239, 3345 and 3351.
Photo Date:  5/19/2007  Upload Date: 5/27/2007 10:03:59 AM
Location:  Juniata, PA
Author:  MATT GALATI
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NS 5646(GP38-2) NS 5359(GP38-2) NS 2239(SW1500) NS 3345(SD40-2) NS 3351(SD40-2)
Views:  528   Comments: 1
"New Coat of Paint"
Title:  "New Coat of Paint"
Description:  NS 5826, the Juniata/Altoona/Horseshoe Curve local, sports a brand new "Operation Lifesaver" paint job.
Photo Date:  5/19/2007  Upload Date: 5/27/2007 10:08:29 AM
Location:  Altoona (CP ALTO), PA
Author:  MATT GALATI
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 5826(GP38-3)
Views:  622   Comments: 2
"Westbound Pennsylvanian"
Title:  "Westbound Pennsylvanian"
Description:  Amtrak 6, "The Pennsylvanian," heads Eastbound out of Altoona toward Horseshoe Curve and toward Pittsburgh beyond.
Photo Date:  5/21/2007  Upload Date: 5/26/2007 8:55:04 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  MATT GALATI
Categories:  Yard,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 6(P42DC)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
"Past the Shop"
Title:  "Past the Shop"
Description:  NS 9385 leads two other NS motives Eastbound past the Cresson Engine Shops in Cresson, PA.
Photo Date:  5/21/2007  Upload Date: 5/27/2007 10:10:41 AM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  MATT GALATI
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9385(C40-9W)
Views:  155   Comments: 0
"Helpers Pass the Tower"
Title:  "Helpers Pass the Tower"
Description:  Heading into Altoona, NS 3345 and 3351 pass by historic (and kinda rough) ALTO Tower.
Photo Date:  5/21/2007  Upload Date: 5/27/2007 10:13:31 AM
Location:  Altoona (CP ALTO), PA
Author:  MATT GALATI
Categories:  Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3345(SD40-2) NS 3351(SD40-2)
Views:  330   Comments: 0


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