Jim McMinn submitted the above postcard view of the Tyrone Railroad’s “Horseshoe Curve” from the early 1900s. At left is another postcard view. The Walter L. Main Circus Train wrecked on the Tyrone Railroad near Bald Eagle on Memorial Day, May 30, 1893.
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