A couple friends nad I had some fun putting this together.
Preparing to depart Cumberland, MD on the Western Maryland Railway as the Marker Lights get on board.
WMSR 734 works nicely thru the Narrows, steam coming from what I've been told is a reproduction whistle as used on the Western Maryland's Potomacs.
Cumberland, MD 5/26/2012 - Western Maryland Scenic Railroad's GP-30 501 is backing the consist of a special evening dinner train from the former WM Cumberland station towards Ridgeley Yard as Memo... (more)
Cumberland, MD 5/26/2012 - Under heavy summer rainshowers, both faux and authentic Western Maryland locomotives are on WM rails at the Cumberland station. The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad's WM... (more)
Mountain Thunder exits Brush Tunnel
A somewhat unusal meet of 2 seperate trains in Frostburg on Mothers Day 2012... all moms do get to ride free on this day
Maryland most famous Steam Locomotive enters the steepest part of the trip the average grade is 1.78% with a maximum of 3% on the old Cumberland & Pennsylvania is apparent near the bottom right of... (more)
Maryland most famous Steam Locomotive passes thru the mountains of Western Maryland with plenty of wildflowers trackside
WM 734 seen here on a photo freight will be back in operation on Saturday as Western maryland scenic 2012 season starts May 5th
The Great Allegheny Passage. Western Maryland 734 charges eastbound, off the Alt. Rte. 40 Bridge in Lavale, MD, on a murky fall morning. The segment of the former Western Maryland Connells... (more)
Top of the morning, Cumberland! Western Maryland 734 issues her wake-up call to the residents of Cumberland, Maryland as she thunders through City Junction at the crack of dawn, with a fast... (more)
Westbound at Frostburg. With her throttle still open, Western Maryland 734 approaches the city of Frostburg, looking as if she's not about to stop anytime soon. Seventy years ago, this tra... (more)
Highball at Number Nine Curve. After stopping briefly for trainmen to inspect a finicky hopper, Western Maryland 734's Engineer receives the highball and opens the cylinder cocks and thrott... (more)
Fireball freight heads west. Wearing the fireball logo of the Western Maryland Railway, a heavy 2-8-0 heads west around Helmstetter's Curve with a freight consist on a bleak January morning... (more)
The sound inside the tunnel is incredible especially when the whistle is blowing. If you've never done this shot, you gotta try it once.