Fall is beautiful in any conditions! Even on an overcast day the season shines, if you have the leaves!
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Plumes go UP! From time to time we have seen a shot taken from a cab window of a train on a bridge, pointing down. This is the reverse view.
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Pusher Service! Western Maryland 2-8-0 729 is earning its keep helping a freight up the former Cumberland & Pennsylvania line toward Frostburg, seen here crossing the second of two bridges ... (more)
On its way back to Ridgeley after making a transfer run to the B&O yard in Cumberland, Western Maryland 2-8-0 729 leads a caboose hop over the basin at the western end of the Chesapeake & Ohio Can... (more)
WMSR 729, nee WMSR 734 :), briefly comes out of the yard, under full fall colors, to change tracks as it prepares to take photo charter fans up the mountain.
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WMSR 502 brings the local into the C&P station.
Crewmen load the 734 with coal in preparation for its trip up the mountain, on this day for the WMSR 25th Anniversary weekend. Seen from the vestibule of a departing shop tour train.
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To Railfan is to Photograph! Patrons take a close look at the 734 as the Lerro Productions team starts to close down the evening photo shoot.
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Rain did not deter railfans from enjoying the 25th anniversary weekend at the WMSR on Saturday.
For other shots from the Anniversary weekend, go Railroad: Western Maryland Scenic RailroadLocomotive: Steam 2-8-0Location: Frostburg, Maryland, USALocomotive #: WMSR 734Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: September 21, 2013
"EVERYONE MUST wear protective HELMETS on these premises"
"Mountain Thunder" prepares for its Saturday run to Frostburg during the WMSR 25th anniversary celebration; yard access by means of ... (more)
The Crews of WM 734 and Flagg Coal 75 pose with there locomotives for night shots during the 25th Anniversary celebration. Thanks to Pete Lerro and his fine staff for the lighting.
Sometimes you just get lucky! During a visit to Western Maryland's Cumberland Station on the night of September 21st, for instance, I was fortunate to come across a nice assortment of WM p... (more)
734 waiting to load up to start its journey back to Cumberland.
Lerro Productions held a night photo secession featuring among several locomotives Western Maryland Scenic's 2-8-0 with Viscose Company #6 and Flagg Coal #75.
Yard Master takes time out to talk to a local and his boy who were watching the crew of Western Maryland 2-8-0 # 734 finish their switching. This action made Possible by Pete Lerro during a night... (more)