CR 6706 HorseShoe Curve 2/93

CR 6706 HorseShoe Curve 2/93

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Pittsburgh LineAltoona, PA
United States
40° 31' 7.2516" N, 78° 23' 41.0496" W
One of the "Perks" of being a scale inspector is that we got to go to different places. Feburary 1993 I had to transport the scale departments Miter rail Saw to Altoona. Not one to miss an opertunity to visit the Curve, we made our way up there after an ice storm. My 4 wheel drive Jeep gave us no trouble and we made it there in time for a few trains. ALPI-9 powered by a SD50, SD40 SD40-2 lash-up struggles with the grade with the GP9 standing as a silent sentinal....
Photo By: 
John C Durant
Photo Date: 
02/19/1993
Conrail Road Number(s): 
CR 6706
Conrail Road Number(s): 
CR 6331
Conrail Road Number(s): 
CR 6396

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