Only the third day out for 501, she looks great in her new Western Maryland "Circus" colors. Seems to be a favorite of the riders, at least this day! Here she heads for the turntable at ... (more)
734 stands on exhibition, no steam, brought over to Cumberland for "Heritage Days" event. Behind her is caboose 1813, redone in bright red in the older WM paint scheme. Also is Plymouth ... (more)
501 works hard as she shoves 11 passenger cars and one caboose around the top curve at Helmstetter's.
The morning sun bursts on the nose of 289 as the morning mist begins to recede. Before noon, this train will crew up and these locomotives will help shove this coal to the Mt Storm power some 55 m... (more)
Wide open, 8800 horsepower up front, same on rear,
this string of coal struggles up the west slope of Sand Patch, east bound. The color is near peak.
Several CSX locomotives now wear Heritage emblems
on their cabs, here's 3010 with hers.
Very early in the 734's 2005 season, she has fresh paint, smokebox with new graphite, bell and whistle polished, looking good here on the turntable.
It's Sunday morning, and 501 is set to tow 734 and her
train over to Cumberland. The idea is to hold down 734's
smoke in Ridgely, the folks are a complaing.
An early Sunday morning, 734 gets ready. She's just
spent the winter in the shop, now very clean, polished rods, whistle, bell and new graphite on her smoke box.
A pretty sight for the patrons w... (more)
A beautiful day at Helmstetter's Curve.
The red barn makes a nice counterpoint to 734 running
light back to Cumberland, as the diesels have already
taken a long train back.
This Baltimore and Ohio I 17a Caboose sits on display
at Oakland Maryland's lovely Baltimore and Ohio
Depot. Nicely restored, inside and out by A J Savopolos,
during 2013/2014, with help, he ... (more)
Working hard up the hill out of Woodcock Hollow. Steep
here, and 734 is working hard with a long train.
501 Heading for the turntable at Frostburg to lead
her train back down to Cumberland.
Crew enjoys a nice summer day on the way to Frostburg.
A cab ride in 734 is great..but the ride in 501 offers a wonderful view of the 15.6 mile ride up the hill from Cumberland!