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)
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
Saturday evenings Polar Express out of Cumberland, Md
My 2009 Seasons Greetings photo to all my friends on the net
After pushing a hot freight over the mountain, a beefy Wild Mary helper turns around to be ready for another shove...actually former LS&I 2-8-0 734 traverses the wye in the valley below the Ridgel... (more)
534 pulls away from her train to be turned after completing the 16 mile run to Frostburg.
While a trail biker stops to grab a picture, 734 marches into Frostburg with a short train on a glorious spring day.
A different view of Helmstetter's... The soft steady cadence of 734 working up the mountain with a short 3 car train nears, the crossing bells begin ringing, and 734's blaring Hancock fills the va... (more)
I brace myself against the oncoming rain of cinders as 734 continues her steady uphill march under an overpass near Mt. Savage with a short Friday run to Frostburg.
The WM Cumberland station is a busy place today. WM 25 along with two passenger cars await the arrival of WM 734 from Frostburg.