On my way back to Michigan (three hours from where this ex-LS&I locomotive used to call home) I was fortunate enough to catch a disguised Western Maryland 734 turning in Frostburg, Maryland. I did... (more)
Lerro Productions held a night photo secession featuring among several locomotives Western Maryland Scenic's 2-8-0 with Viscose Company #6 and Flagg Coal #75.
Engine 734 receives a heaping helping of tasty coal in the Ridgely Yard.
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)
The sound inside the tunnel is incredible especially when the whistle is blowing. If you've never done this shot, you gotta try it once.
Under full power, the tower operator is handing off the train orders for the crew of the 734. Is it 1940 or 2012 ?
Baldwin 2-8-0 of the Western Maryland Scenic Railway pulls into the Cumberland Station and is oiled before beginning railtour duties.
Baldwin 2-8-0 of the Western Maryland Scenic Railway pulls into the Cumberland Station before beginning railtour duties.
Baldwin 2-8-0 of the Western Maryland Scenic Railway is filled with water by a platform water crane before beginning railtour duties.
Baldwin 2-8-0 of the Western Maryland Scenic Railway pulls into the station in late May for her weekly duty. One photo in part of a photo essay.
The hardest working engine in showbiz - Western Maryland 734 works upgrade with a dozen plus cars on a perfect October day.
The Longest Yard: WMSR 734 works upgrade into Frostburg, MD and an early fall afternoon.
WMSR #734 rests at Frostburg, MD
WMSR #734 takes on water after a long photo run day
Engine 734 at mile post 171