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By:Matthew Sebastionelli
Dates:8/23/2003 - 8/30/2008
Album Info:This album contains pictures of trains rounding the curve as they ascend and descend the grade. I also post shots of the PRR GP9 on display at the park.
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HZGX 7549
Title:  HZGX 7549
Description:  A Herzog ballast train comes down the mountain while an intermodal train goes up the mountain.
Photo Date:  8/23/2003  Upload Date: 1/1/2005 12:07:10 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  229   Comments: 0
NS 8366
Title:  NS 8366
Description:  Either that tree wasn't helping me or I might have just took the shot at a bad time, either way you can still make out what the locomotive is. NS 8366, one of thw first ex-Cons ever to recieve the new NS paint scheme leads a Herzog ballast train down the mountain on track one while an intermodal works its way up on track three.
Photo Date:  8/23/2003  Upload Date: 1/1/2005 12:09:32 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8366(C40-8W)
Views:  501   Comments: 1
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description:  The 7048 which has replaced the K4 1361, stands at display at the Curve.
Photo Date:  8/23/2003  Upload Date: 1/1/2005 12:13:47 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  505   Comments: 0
Brand new Autorack
Title:  Brand new Autorack
Description:  Brand new Autorack on NS 18N at the Curve. You can see a reflection something along side of the auto carrier I don;t know what.
Photo Date:  8/28/2004  Upload Date: 12/6/2004 11:57:22 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  203   Comments: 0
NS 20R Helpers
Title:  NS 20R Helpers
Description:  NS SD40-2s 3343 and 3339 both in new horsehead paint bring the rear of 20R down the mountain on track two while 13G is on track three.
Photo Date:  8/28/2004  Upload Date: 12/7/2004 12:10:13 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3343(SD40-2) NS 3339(SD40-2)
Views:  475   Comments: 0
NS 18N Helpers
Title:  NS 18N Helpers
Description:  A set of Helpers, one still blue, one repainted bring 18N down the mountain.
Photo Date:  8/28/2004  Upload Date: 12/7/2004 12:13:13 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3351(SD40-2) NS 3347(SD40-2)
Views:  482   Comments: 0
NS 13G Helpers
Title:  NS 13G Helpers
Description:  NS 3352 (still blue except for that one NS door) along w/ NS 3367 (repainted) shoves 13G up track three.
Photo Date:  8/28/2004  Upload Date: 12/7/2004 12:15:18 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3352(SD40-2)
Views:  721   Comments: 0
NS 3367
Title:  NS 3367
Description:  NS 3367 w/ NS 3352 helps shove 13G up the mountain on track three.
Photo Date:  8/28/2004  Upload Date: 12/7/2004 12:18:03 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3367(SD40-2)
Views:  363   Comments: 0
CR leader on 24V
Title:  CR leader on 24V
Description:  NS 8393 and a Tunnel Motor lead 24V down the mountain on track two.
Photo Date:  8/28/2004  Upload Date: 12/7/2004 12:19:46 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8393(C40-8W)
Views:  333   Comments: 0
NS 8421
Title:  NS 8421
Description:  NS 8421 is the third unit on the head end of 20R.
Photo Date:  8/28/2004  Upload Date: 12/7/2004 12:21:29 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8421(C40-8W)
Views:  261   Comments: 0
NS 8743
Title:  NS 8743
Description:  NS 8743 is the second unit on the head end of 20R. this unit could use a paint job.
Photo Date:  8/28/2004  Upload Date: 12/7/2004 12:22:55 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8743(C40-8)
Views:  219   Comments: 0
NS 9329
Title:  NS 9329
Description:  NS 9329 w/ two other NS GE units lead 20R down the mountain on track one or two, I can't tell from where I took this picture at. Notice the engineer waving from the cab.
Photo Date:  8/28/2004  Upload Date: 12/7/2004 12:26:15 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9329(C40-9W)
Views:  239   Comments: 0
NS 9660
Title:  NS 9660
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/28/2004  Upload Date: 12/7/2004 12:28:58 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9660(C40-9W)
Views:  359   Comments: 2
NS 18N
Title:  NS 18N
Description:  Two Dash 9s lead 18N down the mountain in elelphant style on track one.
Photo Date:  8/28/2004  Upload Date: 12/7/2004 12:30:33 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9727(C40-9W) NS 8928(C40-9W)
Views:  343   Comments: 0
Helper Set
Title:  Helper Set
Description:  A pair of helpers returning to Altoona on track two.
Photo Date:  8/27/2005  Upload Date: 12/13/2005 9:21:01 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3433(SD40-2) NS 3363(SD40-2)
Views:  271   Comments: 0
NS 18G
Title:  NS 18G
Description:  Eastbound on track one descending the grade.
Photo Date:  8/27/2005  Upload Date: 12/13/2005 9:29:58 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories:  Scenic,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2572(SD70) NS 9229(C40-9W)
Views:  322   Comments: 0
NS 21E
Title:  NS 21E
Description:  Westbound on track three ascending the grade with an NS/BNSF GE combo.
Photo Date:  8/27/2005  Upload Date: 12/13/2005 9:32:52 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9542(C40-9W) BNSF 4383(C44-9W)
Views:  284   Comments: 0
AMTK 07T
Title:  AMTK 07T
Description:  The westbound Pennsylvanian ascends the grade on track three.
Photo Date:  8/27/2005  Upload Date: 12/13/2005 9:36:10 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 187(P42DC)
Views:  222   Comments: 0
NS 21M
Title:  NS 21M
Description:  The third last Dash 9 on the NS roster leads 21M on track three with BNSF power trailing.
Photo Date:  8/27/2005  Upload Date: 12/13/2005 9:39:36 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9976(C40-9W)
Views:  242   Comments: 0
BNSF power on 21M
Title:  BNSF power on 21M
Description:  Trailing behind the 9976 is BNSF 5084 and ex-BN 7073.
Photo Date:  8/27/2005  Upload Date: 12/13/2005 9:43:28 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5084(C44-9W) BNSF 7073(SD40-2)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
NS 20W?
Title:  NS 20W?
Description:  A pair of Dash 9s head downgrade on track two with what maybe 20W.
Photo Date:  8/27/2005  Upload Date: 12/13/2005 9:56:04 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9826(C40-9W)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
NS 9855
Title:  NS 9855
Description:  Second unit on the eastbound that maybe 20W.
Photo Date:  8/27/2005  Upload Date: 12/13/2005 9:59:44 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9855(C40-9W)
Views:  201   Comments: 0
Helper Meet
Title:  Helper Meet
Description:  The Helpers to the left are pushing on 23W while the helpers to the right bring down the possible 20W.
Photo Date:  8/27/2005  Upload Date: 12/13/2005 10:02:21 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3337(SD40-2) NS 3342(SD40-2)
Views:  406   Comments: 0
NS 9474
Title:  NS 9474
Description:  NS 9474 leads a power move west on track three.
Photo Date:  8/27/2005  Upload Date: 12/13/2005 10:13:32 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9474(C40-9W)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description:  The locomotive that replaced the K4s 1361 in the mid 80s. Notice that the Keystone and the Pennsylvania along the side has faded.
Photo Date:  8/27/2005  Upload Date: 12/13/2005 10:23:00 AM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  325   Comments: 0
PRR 7048
Title:  PRR 7048
Description:  A view of the 7048. As you can see the locomotive was painted over but does not have the road name, number, or the Keystone on either side.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 7:13:18 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  357   Comments: 0
NS 538
Title:  NS 538
Description:  Eastbound on track one with a Warbonnet and a pair of ex-CR GP38s rebuilt into dash 2 models trailing.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 7:16:32 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2682(SD70M-2) BNSF 743(C44-9W) NS 5647(GP38-2) NS 5648(GP38-2)
Views:  460   Comments: 0
NS 538 Helpers
Title:  NS 538 Helpers
Description:  Two sets of helpers are on the rear of 538 as they descend the grade on track one with the GP9 to the right.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 7:25:09 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3352(SD40-2) NS 3428(SD40-2) NS 3337(SD40-2) NS 3341(SD40-2) PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  370   Comments: 1
NS 18N
Title:  NS 18N
Description:  Eastbound on track two with a UP unit trailing. Thats one big nose there on that UP SD40-2.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 7:28:00 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8449(C40-8W) UP 3249(SD40-2)
Views:  290   Comments: 0
Helpers
Title:  Helpers
Description:  The GP9 watches a pair of helpers head east on track one and 18N continues heading east on track two. The helpers heading east were on the 67Z earlier. Notice the guy in the yellow hard hat as he cuts the weeds on the other side of the fence to make taking pictures much more easier:) .
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 7:34:15 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3340(SD40-2) NS 3380(SD40-2) PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  350   Comments: 1
NS 25Z
Title:  NS 25Z
Description:  Westbound on track three with an ex-Con trailing. I was lucky to catch the power for this train before I4Z passed by.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 7:39:09 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2613(SD70M) NS 8312(C40-8)
Views:  280   Comments: 0
NS I4Z
Title:  NS I4Z
Description:  Eastbound on track one as it meets the 25Z. Notice the difference of the grass after it was cut.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 7:42:35 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8333(C40-8W) NS 6666(SD60)
Views:  337   Comments: 0
NS I4Z helpers
Title:  NS I4Z helpers
Description:  Still in their CR blue, these helpers assist the I4Z on track one as 25Z climbs the grade on track three.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 7:46:15 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3336(SD40-2) NS 3392(SD40-2)
Views:  224   Comments: 0
NS 25Z Helpers
Title:  NS 25Z Helpers
Description:  After the I4Z passed through, the helpers for 25Z come into view as they ascend the grade on track three.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 7:50:08 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3425(SD40-2) NS 3374(SD40-2)
Views:  162   Comments: 0
NS 20V
Title:  NS 20V
Description:  Eastbound on track two with a pair of Dash 9s.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 7:52:36 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9676(C40-9W) NS 9794(C40-9W)
Views:  208   Comments: 0
NS 21E
Title:  NS 21E
Description:  The train with mostly UPS trailers heads west on track three with a primer leading.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 7:55:37 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9951(C40-9W) NS 2501(SD70)
Views:  341   Comments: 0
NS 21J
Title:  NS 21J
Description:  Westbound on track three with a trio of Dash 9s.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 7:58:45 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9593(C40-9W) NS 9259(C40-9W) NS 9371(C40-9W)
Views:  320   Comments: 0
NS 44T
Title:  NS 44T
Description:  Eastbound unit grain train on track one.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 8:04:46 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9435(C40-9W) NS 8759(C40-8) NS 6717(SD60I)
Views:  359   Comments: 1
NS 44T Helpers
Title:  NS 44T Helpers
Description:  Helpers descending the grade on track one as they assist the 44T.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 8:06:55 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3359(SD40-2) NS 3338(SD40-2)
Views:  248   Comments: 0
NS 21G
Title:  NS 21G
Description:  Westbound on track three with a GEVO and a pair of BNSF pumpkin units.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 8:09:43 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7540(ES40DC) BNSF 4771(C44-9W) BNSF 5108(C44-9W)
Views:  340   Comments: 0
NS 21G Helpers
Title:  NS 21G Helpers
Description:  The same helpers that came down the grade along side with 18N are seen helping 21G as they push west on track three.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 8:14:22 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3380(SD40-2) NS 3340(SD40-2)
Views:  150   Comments: 0
NS 18G
Title:  NS 18G
Description:  This is something that happens once in a blue moon. An NS SD45-2 and an ex-CR GP15-1 leading a long distance freight with a pair of dash 9s trailing as they descend the grade on track one.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 8:18:44 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 1700(SD45-2) NS 1428(GP15-1) NS 8911(C40-9W) NS 9378(C40-9W)
Views:  591   Comments: 0
NS 65J
Title:  NS 65J
Description:  Westbound unit trash train on track three. According to the list of trains that pass through HSC, this train is suppose to be carrying construction debris; but you'll never know.
Photo Date:  8/26/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 8:22:58 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2746(SD70M-2) NS 8834(C40-9)
Views:  226   Comments: 0
NS 11A
Title:  NS 11A
Description:  As I rushed my way up the stairway, I managed to catch 11A as snow starts to fall.
Photo Date:  4/6/2007  Upload Date: 5/12/2007 8:39:37 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories:  Winter
Locomotives:  NS 9320(C40-9W) NS 7510(ES40DC) NS 3016(GP40-2)
Views:  300   Comments: 0
Surviving EL Hoppers on 11A
Title:  Surviving EL Hoppers on 11A
Description:  I was lucky to see these surviving hoppers still in their Erie Lackawanna paint.
Photo Date:  4/6/2007  Upload Date: 5/12/2007 8:44:19 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  126   Comments: 0
NS 11A Helpers
Title:  NS 11A Helpers
Description:  A pair of helpers bring up the rear of 11A as railfans watch
Photo Date:  4/6/2007  Upload Date: 5/12/2007 9:04:27 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories:  Winter
Locomotives:  NS 3342(SD40-2) PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  280   Comments: 0
NS 20T
Title:  NS 20T
Description:  Eastbound on track two as they pass by the GP9.
Photo Date:  4/6/2007  Upload Date: 5/12/2007 9:09:12 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9876(C40-9W) NS 9720(C40-9W) PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  310   Comments: 0
NS 227
Title:  NS 227
Description:  Westbound on track three passing underneath the MP 241 Pennsy Signal Bridge.
Photo Date:  4/6/2007  Upload Date: 5/12/2007 9:12:23 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories:  Signal
Locomotives:  NS 9500(C40-9W) NS 8392(C40-8W)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
NS 227 Helpers
Title:  NS 227 Helpers
Description:  A side view of the helpers on todays 227.
Photo Date:  4/6/2007  Upload Date: 5/12/2007 9:15:18 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3347(SD40-2) NS 3348(SD40-2)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
NS 88K and 227
Title:  NS 88K and 227
Description:  NS 88K is eastbound on track one as it is about to pass underneath the MP 241 Pennsy Signal Bridge while 227 is westbound on track three.
Photo Date:  4/6/2007  Upload Date: 5/12/2007 9:17:37 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Matthew Sebastionelli
Categories:  Signal
Locomotives:  NS 9634(C40-9W) NS 9289(C40-9W)
Views:  229   Comments: 0


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