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.
Photo Date
Photo Location Name
East Altoona Yards
Conrail Road Number

40.549222, -78.370156

Submitted by CRHS Admin on Sat, 09/26/2020 - 23:20