A friendly wave to the crew of 729 as a local on his way to work gets stopped by the train doing some switching.
Western Maryland 734 Leads a freight train West.
A short Western Maryland freight train heads up the grade toward Connellsville, PA.
Before making her mad dash up the mountain, 734's fireman tops off her tender while passengers board the train at the beautiful Western Maryland depot in downtown Cumberland.
Western Maryland 734 Arrives at Frostburg MD on a cold wet December day.
Western Maryland on her final run for 2014
Western Maryland on her final run for 2014 puts on a great show crossing Cash Valley road charging west
Rounding the famed Helmstetter's Curve, "Western Maryland" 734 is surrounded by color as it lugs a long fall foliage excursion out of Cumberland, MD.
The Face of a workhorse
Helmstetter's. WMSR 734 struts her stuff around Helmstetter's Curve during one of the Helmstetter Farm Fund trips in 2009. This was one of the later Farm Fund trips; by this time, ... (more)
Coal Smoke Over Cumberland. WMSR 734 brings her freight train over the Potomac and into Maryland, getting ready for a day out on the line. This was one of the Helmstetter Farm Fund... (more)
Passengers look on as Western Maryland No. 734 "Mountain Thunder" slowly pulls up to the water spout for a drink. 734 has a hard trip ahead of her as she has fourteen passenger cars in t... (more)
734 on its way to Cumberland,MD for the days sold out excursion