A photographer braves the elements at Helmstetters Curve in an attempt to document the one of the few remaining steam powered freight railroads in the US. Part of a Lerro Productions charter - o... (more)
Western Maryland extra 734 west traverses Helmstetters Curve on its way to Frostburg.
PUSH!!! Locomotive 729 assists a Westbound freight through Helmstetters farm. 1/13th pan.
Sweet morning light didnt last long for the 2nd consective day of the WMSR / photo charter weekend.
Running LHF...Mike Spooler notches up the throttle on GP30 #502 on a day when steam should be leading this train
734 storms up the grade past John Helmstetter's barn.
Wild Mary charges past the a recently (re)built farmhouse at a curve named for it's owner - Helmstetters.
Once just another day on the Western Maryland, today, a special day on a charter sponsored by Carl Franz.
Instead of sitting on "The Couch" all day, we decided to catch some action on Sand Patch and ended the day with the extra 5:00 (was supposed to be 4:30) excursion on the Western Maryland Scenic. H... (more)
On a wonderful fall morning the WMSR 734 makes a wonderful plume of smoke as it struts its stuff for the participants of a Carl Franz Photo Charter
WMSR 734 makes an impressive run around helmstetters curve.
Helmstetters Curve - complete with new Barn, a restored tractor and old reliable #734. A special thanks goes to Mr Helmstetter and family, along with the WMSR organization for keeping a long trad... (more)
Western Maryland 734 pulls hard around Helmstetters Curve. A 1/10th sec pan.
Western Maryland 734 storms around Helmstetters curve during a beautiful late January morning.
Mountain Thunder rounds the curve on a snowy day. A Carl Franz Photo Special