A Western Maryland freight makes an early departure out of Cumberland and thunders Westbound through the Narrows towards Frostburg on a blistery cold morning.
Lest anyone question why the Western Maryland opted for the Fireball livery... A pan at 1/8th.
WMSR engineer Joe Dailey changes the bulb on the headlight of 2-8-0 No. 734 prior to its late morning excursion from Cumberland to Frostburg. A lot of extensive servicing and inspecting takes plac... (more)
On a dreary Saturday evening, a murder mystery train arrives at the Curmberland Station at 10:00 p.m.
Thanks to Joe Gonzalez for the lighting.
With a load of new, unfamiliar coal, Don hand-fired the back corners for a ways up the hill before adjusting the stoker jet settings to his satisfaction. Thirteen carloads of passengers didn't kn... (more)
On a damp and dreary December night in downtown Cumberland, Western Maryland Scenic, 2-8-0 No. 734 boards passengers for the nighttime Polar Express trip to Frostburg. Each year, the Western Maryl... (more)
The Friday excursion heading back to Cumberland along the Great Allegheny Passage. I had ridden this train up to Frostburg. After eating lunch in town, I was late for the departure and the train h... (more)
Heading back from Frostburg a cyclist pauses to enjoy the sight of a steam passenger train emerging from Brush Tunnel.
After a trip from Cumberland the Western Maryland 734 arrives in Frostburg to turn the locomotive on the turntable. Once the locomotive has turned it will hook on to the other end of the train and... (more)
As the sun sets over the Cumberland, MD area, Western Maryland 2-8-0 #734 pulls a freight train around the famous Helmstetter's Curve. Part of a Carl Franz photo charter.
Western Maryland 2-8-0 #734 darts through an opening in the foliage as it finishes up it's turn through Helmstetter's Curve on a beautiful fall day. Taken at a Carl Franz photo charter.
Rounding one of the many curves along the line, Western Maryland 2-8-0 #734 pulls a mixed freight train on a stunningly beautiful fall day. Taken during a Carl Franz photo charter.
WM 734 crosses the C&P bridge working upgrade during a Carl Franz photo special.
WM 734 enters Brush Tunnel.
WM 734 Storms into Frostburg with a freight train. Scene shot during a Carl Franz photo special