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My very most favorite railroad shot. This is at MG, halfway down the mountain between Gallitzin and Altoona, Pennsylvania. It is a couple of miles before the train starts around the world famous Horseshoe Curve. This is a highly desired location for rail photographers visiting the Horseshoe Curve.

Bill Linson’s Favorite Railfanning Photos, Part 3

Starting with several thousand images, here is an additional set of my favorite photos from my many railfan trips....
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Between Cresson and Gallitzin, Pennsylvania.

Bill Linson’s Favorite Railfanning Photos, Part 2

Starting with several thousand images, here are some more of my favorite photos from my many railfan trips....
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Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia.

Bill Linson’s Favorite Railfanning Photos, Part 1

Starting with several thousand images, here are some of my favorite photos from my many railfan trips....
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This BNSF GP38-2 is switching the Pinnacle Foods, Inc. plant in the background. A larger railroad yard, located in an industrial park, is beyond the plant, which manufactures cake mix for Duncan Hines.

Railfanning Centralia, Illinois with Bill Linson

A recent “Trains and Locomotives” video on the RFD-TV channel inspired Bill Linson to railfan Centralia, Illinois, historically an Illinois Central town, which now sees Canadian National, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, and Amtrak traffic. Bill captured blue skies and a variety of train...
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Westbound NS empty hoppers pass the Station Inn, our B&B, in the background with the red & white awnings.

Springtime Cresson Railfanning with Bill Linson

Our "gang" met last week on our annual Spring pilgrimage to the Horseshoe Curve area. Included were Ken Heyl, Allan Silverberg, Stan Swope, Jim Martin, and Bob Hoover; we met up with several other regulars at the Station Inn B&B in Cresson, PA. Had great weather six of the seven days ...
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Eastbound Bakken crude oil train at Cassandra grade

2014 Summer Railfan Journey to Cresson, Pennsylvania

A group of us made our annual summer journey to Cresson, Pennsylvania (Horseshoe Curve area) last week, and here are a few photos from that trip....
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And charging up the mountain is an NS-led stack train.

Spring Railfan Trip to Cresson and The Horseshoe Curve

Just back from our Spring Railfan trip to Cresson and the Horseshoe Curve area. Weather was atrocious, but had a good time with railroad friends at the Station Inn. Weather hampered photography, but here are five of the better ones in the seven days we were there. Enjoy!...
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Monday morning, we awoke to a snowstorm ... on April 23rd! Amtrak's Pennsylvanian headed east.

Railfanning the Horseshoe Curve Area

A bunch of us were in the Horseshoe Curve area in April 2012 ... and weather was lot less than optimal. But we captured lots of beautiful trains....
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