Rose Yard

CR's Rose yard was a former PRR yard located in Altoona, PA.

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An overview of stored cars (including 60' and 86' boxcars) which would always fill this yard at Rose.
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Another view of one of the yards at Rose that was used to store cars. The Juniata shop complex is in the background.
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A third view is shown here of the yard at Rose that was used to store cars. Check out all of the Conrail boxcars that were stored here.
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A 1981 view of Works interlocking looking eastward shows many things that will never be seen again: a quartet of blue EMDs as road power on a general merch train, the deadlines of blue and black locomotives at Rose Yard, and the rainbow of stored cars belonging to CR and its ancestors.
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Conrail GP40-2 3332 is seen at Rose Yard in 1981.
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CR 6821 (followed by NS 1634, CR 6517, CR 5035, and CR 6126) on eastbound PIAT-5 in Rose Yard.
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GP38-2's CR 8061 and NS 5270 (CR 8060) on a yard job about to go under the 8th Ave. bridge.
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CR 9339 (ex-PC 9020) is seen passing ROSE tower in Altoona as she switches cars in the yard in 1981.
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CR RS-3M's 9929 and 9937 idling at Altoona's Rose yard in March, 1981.
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An overview of Rose Yard in Altoona, PA on 11/24/98, shows many stored cars that includes 3 bay coal hoppers as well as other rolling stock.
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An overview of Rose Yard in Altoona, PA on 11/24/98, shows many stored cars that includes 3 bay coal hoppers as well as other rolling stock.
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An overview of Rose Yard in Altoona, PA on 11/24/98, shows many stored cars that includes 3 bay coal hoppers as well as other rolling stock.
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An overview of Rose Yard in Altoona, PA on 5/15/98, shows many stored cars that includes 3 bay coal hoppers as well as other rolling stock.
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An overview of Rose Yard in Altoona, PA on 5/15/98, shows many stored cars that includes 3 bay coal hoppers as well as other rolling stock.
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An overview of Rose Yard in Altoona, PA on 6/7/97, shows many stored cars that includes 3 bay coal hoppers as well as other rolling stock.
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An overview of Rose Yard in Altoona, PA on 6/7/97, shows many stored cars that includes 3 bay coal hoppers as well as other rolling stock.
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An overview of Rose Yard in Altoona, PA on 6/7/97, shows many stored cars that includes 3 bay coal hoppers as well as other rolling stock.
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An overview of Rose Yard in Altoona, PA on 6/7/97, shows many stored cars that includes 3 bay coal hoppers as well as other rolling stock.
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Various stored CR freight cars are seen Rose Yard in Altoona, PA on 6/7/97.
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An overview of Rose Yard in Altoona, PA on 6/7/97, shows many stored cars that includes 3 bay coal hoppers as well as other rolling stock.
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An overview of Rose Yard in Altoona, PA on 6/7/97, shows many stored cars that includes 3 bay coal hoppers as well as other rolling stock.
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NS 5270 (CR 8060) and CR 8061 on a yard job working Rose Yard in Altoona, PA.
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Many types of Conrail freight cars can be seen in this view of the storage yard at Rose in Altoona, PA in the early 2000's.
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There are plenty of Conrail boxcars in this April 2004 view of Rose Yard.
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Multitudes of stored freight cars are present in this 1999 view of Rose Yard, looking west.
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Multitudes of stored freight cars are present in this 1999 view of Rose Yard, looking east.
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Multitudes of stored freight cars are present in this 1999 view of Rose Yard, looking east.
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A sea of cars sit stored at Altoona, PA in this April 2004 photo. Most of the cars and the yard are now gone.
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Ex Reading GP35 3654 leads another Ex Reading unit, U30C 6579 and a PC GP38 on a WB freight passing thru Homer interlocking in Altoona, PA. On the right are retired LV RS2s and EL RS3s in storage awaiting disposition.

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