CR 890415 in the East Altoona deadlines, 1981

CR 890415 in the East Altoona deadlines, 1981

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East Altoona YardsEast Altoona, PA
United States
40° 32' 57.1992" N, 78° 22' 12.5616" W
A 1981 view of the dead lines at East Altoona in 1981. Among the cars pictured are H54 covered hopper 890415 and ballast hopper 51734, The turntable and foundations of the old East Altoona roundhouse are seen behind the lines of stored cars. East Altoona was once the largest roundhouse in the world, servicing as many as 350 steam locomotives a day. It was closed in early 1968 and demolished that year.

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