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.
Western Maryland Scenic Railroad 2-8-0 734 and its train departs the station in Cumberland on a rainy day. Built by Baldwin in 1916 and now painted in Western Maryland colors, this Consolidation ... (more)
WMSR 2-8-0 734 in the Cumberland Narrows. Sure do miss the 734 and hope one day we will see her again roaming the rails
WM 734 Looks lonely without her tender as she awaits the day she will once again roam the rails
WMSR 734 flips around on the turntable at Frostburg, MD in order to head back to Cumberland as passengers and onlookers alike take in the sights and sounds of Mountain Thunder.
Western Maryland Scenic Railroad 734 poses, after a long day of storming the the line to the delight of photographers, at the former Western Maryland Depot in Cumberland. This was one of the engin... (more)
WMSR 734 rounds Helmstetter's Curve on a Carl Franz Photo Special.
WMSR 734 sends gray-black plumes of smoke into the air on a Carl Franz Photo Special. Compare to photo 626963 - do you prefer sun or overcast conditions?
WM 734 smokes up the sky amid muted fall colors in the Mt. Savage area on a Carl Franz Photo Special.
The massive plumes of smoke and cinders blot out the sun as WM 734 rounds Helmstetter's Curve on a Carl Franz Photo Special.
734's massive plume of gray smoke blocks out the sunlight as well as the majority of the area to the side and rear. Hopefully, no biker or jogger on the adjacent trail is enveloped in the smoke.
734 stands on exhibition, no steam, brought over to Cumberland for "Heritage Days" event. Behind her is caboose 1813, redone in bright red in the older WM paint scheme. Also is Plymouth ... (more)
WMSR 734 charges toward the photo line on a Carl Franz Photo Special.