CSX E160 rolls across Wills Creek in downtown Cumberland, MD en route to Grafton, WV. Just as Chessie had attempted 15 years earlier with the then-new SD50s, CSX attempted to operate their new SD7... (more)
CSX Coal train arrives at Cumberland Maryland where it will get a re-crew and then head to Baltimore Md
Engineer Joe Daily of the WMSRR 734 is assisting with the helper WM 501 for the large train up grade to Frostburg, MD.
Western Maryland 734 blast uphill rounding a curve during a Carl Franz photo trip.
A Western Maryland freight makes an early departure out of Cumberland and thunders Westbound through the Narrows towards Frostburg on a blistery cold morning.
On a dreary Saturday evening, a murder mystery train arrives at the Curmberland Station at 10:00 p.m.
Thanks to Joe Gonzalez for the lighting.
Cumberland, MD September, 1987 - At the massive Cumberland Locomotive Facility, a C&O GP-38 sits in the repair bay at the end of its quarterly inspection. During the early CSX era, all 1,100 forme... (more)
With a load of new, unfamiliar coal, Don hand-fired the back corners for a ways up the hill before adjusting the stoker jet settings to his satisfaction. Thirteen carloads of passengers didn't kn... (more)
On a damp and dreary December night in downtown Cumberland, Western Maryland Scenic, 2-8-0 No. 734 boards passengers for the nighttime Polar Express trip to Frostburg. Each year, the Western Maryl... (more)
Cumberland, MD, October, 1989 - A colorful set of road power pulls a general freight past Mexico Tower and out of the Mexico Yard in Cumberland, headed for Brunswick, MD and points east. One of th... (more)
WM 734 Blast Westbound around Helmsetters Curve in Cumberland Maryland on it's way to Frostburg Md
Q317 snakes it's way out of Cumberland over Viaduct Junction starting it's trek on the Mountain Sub
As the sun sets over the Cumberland, MD area, Western Maryland 2-8-0 #734 pulls a freight train around the famous Helmstetter's Curve. Part of a Carl Franz photo charter.
Western Maryland 2-8-0 #734 darts through an opening in the foliage as it finishes up it's turn through Helmstetter's Curve on a beautiful fall day. Taken at a Carl Franz photo charter.