WM #734 brings yet another train up the mountain and on towards Frostburg on a beautiful sunny afternoon in October.
729 pulls its train bound for Frostburg past Helmstetter's Farm.
729 charges up the mountain toward the town of Frostburg.
Western Maryland 2-8-0 #734 brings a heavily patronized excursion to it's destination of Frostburg, MD surrounded by the foliage of another Fall.
Finally the wait is over! This repairman has been waiting for a while but now that the pusher is in sight he knows the private crossing is about to clear.
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Quiet no more! A quiet Sunday morning is disrupted by a passing freight which is cresting the grade and heading for the tunnel.
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2010 WMSRR Fall Photo Run up around Frostburg
Beginning the climb to Frostburg.
Thundering through the Narrows.
Family's coming, but not yet! Locals, having spiffed up their cars in anticipation of picking up long-unseen family members, patiently wait as a pusher engine moves on to its next assignmen... (more)
Sometimes the weather is glorious, sometimes unbearable, sometimes in between, but the work always continues. In this case the work is being done by Peter Lerro Jr. and Steven Diehl.
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PUSH!!! Locomotive 729 assists a Westbound freight through Helmstetters farm. 1/13th pan.
Pusher Service! A 2-8-0 pushes a mixed freight westbound up the 1.5% grade.
Interestingly, the Curve was built on a series of wooden bridges, which were then "back-filled with dirt," ta... (more)
Waiting for the highball as the conductor makes the lonely and uncomfortable trudge back through the tunnel to look for trouble in the train.
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