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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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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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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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Summer 2013 RPO, Vol 21, No 2

The Summer 2013 Issue of The RPO is Now Available Online

The Summer 2013 quarterly members newsletter of the Gateway Division NMRA, the RPO, is now available online in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format....
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