A WMSR (Carl Franz) photo freight charges downgrade at Helmstetter's during the 2013 winter charter.
A recent arrival from Canada leads a WMSR excursion downgrade at Helmstetter's.
WM 734 charges westbound with a photo freight around Helmstetter's Curve during a 2013 winter charter.
Mr. Helmstetter's calfs play in the barnyard as Mountain Thunder heads westbound up the hill to Frostburg.
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.
WMSR 734 heads around Helmstetter's Curve on a beautiful spring morning heading for Frostburg.
Western Maryland's highest numbered SD35 is back on home rails at the west end of Brush Tunnel on the 'New Line' as dusk takes hold.
Mountain Thunder exits Brush Tunnel
Sweet morning light didnt last long for the 2nd consective day of the WMSR / photo charter weekend.
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)
Before becoming the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, the ex Western Maryland West of Cumberland, M.D. was operated by the Allegany Central. On October 7,1990 the Allegany Central's 4-6-2 number 1... (more)
A zoompan of 734 about to enter Brush Tunnel
Western Maryland 734, 2-8-0 (BLW 43105 / 1916), originally Lake Superior & Ishpeming 34, powers a chartered freight train westbound at Helmstetter's Curve.
Running LHF...Mike Spooler notches up the throttle on GP30 #502 on a day when steam should be leading this train