Top Down Tea Kettle. Western Maryland Scenic Railroad 1309 (née-Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad 1309, 2-6-6-2, Baldwin, 1949) is sitting at the Cumberland Station in Cumberland, Maryland on O... (more)
Western Maryland 1309 charges up the grade towards Frostburg as the sun comes out for the first time of the day.
I stumbled onto a photo freight at Helmstetter's and just happened to catch 734 coming around the bend before the sun dropped below the mountain.
734 doing what it did for years: hauling passengers up and down the mountain. Here she does that around the famous Helmstetter's Curve.
But the WM didn't HAVE GP30s! Doesn't matter. The 501 still looks great in the sun in front of the Cumberland station.
Arriving at the station in Frostburg, WM 1309 take's a rest after the journey from Cumberland.
WMSR 558 moves some cars around in the Cumberland Station
Western Maryland 1309 leads its long passenger train up the steep grade at the Number 9 Switch on a cold December afternoon.
Western Maryland 1309 works up the grade at Woodcock Hollow on a cold December morning.
Ex. C&O 1309 blasts into the winter sun at Trimble Road, just outside Mt. Savage, MD.
Taken with a 1949 Argus C3 using Illford HP5 film.
Moving the Participants. After the Lerro participants deboard, the passenger cars prepare to meet the 1301 climbing the hill.
“Sloppy Seconds”Still in C&O garb from its recent charters, “C&O”/WMSR 1309 arrives at the former C&P Frostburg depot at 14:42 with Frostburg Flyer Winter Service Train #... (more)
On a Lerro Photo Charter we enjoyed multiple photo angles of 1309 entering Brush Tunnel. As smoke hangs in the air, 1309 backs out of Brush Tunnel after the first run by.
Running Support. The WM's B32-8 pulls the freight cars past with the 1309 on the other end. In this area of the railroad, the Western Maryland required a diesel helper to be on the end of ... (more)
The diesel consist used to haul the passenger coaches for the Lerro Photography charter of Chesapeake & Ohio 1309 sits at Frostburg Depot. Locomotive 558 at the rear will cut off and be used to br... (more)