Lerro Productions held a night photo secession featuring among several locomotives Ex Western Maryland SD40's currently owned by the Georges Creek Railway painted back in their original WM scheme.... (more)
Only at a Lerro Productions event could you see such a lineup.: ex-LS&I 2-8-0 Consolidation #734, and ex-WM, now Georges Creek Railway SD40 7471 and SD35 7436. All three locomotives are in WM live... (more)
After coming across Sandpatch grade through rural Pennsylvania, eastbound ethanol loads pass through the original B&O interlocking at Mexico at the east end of CSX's Cumberland Terminal. The weste... (more)
Actors and, I think, crew present themselves to close out a great day at the WMSR 25th anniversary, including guest engines Viscose Company #6 and Flagg Coal #75.
Too bad the GM of the WMS... (more)
WM 734 takes a loooong drink after a day on the mountain. A lot of steam era ambience around the beautifully preserved WM station with its water plug.
Finishing a trip over Sandpatch grade, an eastbound CSX autorack train passes Viaduct Junction tower at Cumberland, Maryland, on April 21, 1996.
A westbound empty hopper train waits for the signal to enter the yard as eastbound Amtrak No. 704, the "Blue Ridge" passes Mexico Tower in Cumberland, MD on March 21, 1976 with P30CH No. 714.
WM 734 rounds Helmsetters curve during a photo freight excursion
The eastbound Capitol Limited is about to clear the yard, hopefully with some freights to follow. Alas, it didn't turn out that way.
Awaiting in the yard/shop area of the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, Western Maryland 734 gets warmed up for the day to begin and a trip to Frostburg, MD and back. Also in the shot, Western Mar... (more)
WMSR 734 thunders into Brush tunnel on a photo freight.
CPLs going! Rumor has it that the CPLs at Mexico are gone this year, and maybe the ex-tower comes down also. Here, Q394-04 is yarding its train after a run from Toledo. Lots of details t... (more)
Narrow Cabs! Narrow cabs are not (yet) in heads up / chase status, but it was nonetheless a pleasure to see a matched pair of C40-8 engines on K497-03, pulling empty ethanol cars (and an id... (more)
A long overnight trip from New Castle, PA is almost over for the crew of this eastbound rack train as it rolls through Viaduct Jct. The Spirit of 76 flag was a well known fixture at ND Tower durin... (more)
The autumn silence is shattered as WMSR 734 pours on the steam approaching Brush tunnel as the sun breaks through the clouds.