Horseshoe Curve Railway Trainspotter Cam - Altoona City - Blair County - Pennsylvania

Horseshoe Curve Railway Trainspotter Web Cam Altoona City Pennsylvania

Horseshoe Curve Railway Trainspotter Web Cam Altoona City Pennsylvania
Rate this from Horseshoe Curve Railway Trainspotter Cam - Altoona City - Blair County - Pennsylvania

Rating: 10.0/10(1 vote cast)

Check out this LIVE video streaming Pennsylvania Railway Trainspotter Web Cam overlooking the famous Horseshoe Curve on the  three-track railroad curve on Norfolk Southern Railway's Pittsburgh Line Altoona City in Blair CountyPennsylvania  Great streaming video Horseshoe Curve Railway Trainspotter Web Cam in Blair CountyPennsylvania

Horseshoe Curve is a three-track railroad curve on Norfolk Southern Railway's Pittsburgh Line in Blair CountyPennsylvania. The curve itself is about 2,375 feet (700 m) long and 1,300 feet (400 m) in diameter; it was completed in 1854 by the Pennsylvania Railroad as a way to lessen the grade to the summit of the Allegheny Mountains. It eventually replaced the time-consuming Allegheny Portage Railroad, the only other route across the mountains for large vehicles.  Horseshoe Curve has long been a tourist attraction, as a trackside observation park had been completed in 1879. The park was renovated and a visitor center built in the early 1990s. The Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona manages the center, which has exhibits pertaining to the curve.

Camera location

Loading map... Please wait

Search Webcams

Streaming Webcams

Popular Webcams

Featured Webcams

Most Visited Webcams

Promote your webcams Promote your webcams