In Search of Snow - Westbound at MP 292.5. MP 292.5 has become one of my favorite photo spots on the eastern side of the present-day Cumbres & Toltec line. It's a long, straight stretch o... (more)
Water at Lava. A D&RGW Flanger outfit rounds the Lava Loop and is about to pass the historic water tank as it heads west toward the high country.
The tank at Lava is no longer operationa... (more)
Desert Dawn. A D&RGW Flanger outfit heads west from Ferguson's Trestle at sunrise, on a mission to open the line to Chama via Cumbres Pass. On the back platform of his caboose, Extra 487's... (more)
Sunrise at Ferguson's Trestle. DRGW 487's Fireman is brightly illuminated by his red-hot fire as Flanger Extra 487 heads west over Ferguson's Trestle at sunrise, on a mission to clear the l... (more)
Drifting down to Cumberland. A fleeting snow flurry temporarily dims the winter sunlight as Western Maryland Consolidation #734 drifts downhill over the old Cumberland & Pennsylvania Bridge... (more)
Keep left of Fence: Brush Tunnel Westbound. It's a small sign, but a serious warning. The 914 ft. long Brush Tunnel is the one place on the Great Allegheny Passage Rail Trail where the tr... (more)
One last ride. Western Maryland Consolidation #734 rides the Frostburg Turntable as the engine is turned during a Lerro Productions Freight Charter in February of 2016. The locomotive per... (more)
Frostburg Local. A short Western Maryland Freight winds its way around the contours of Piney Mountain, through a location known as "Lap" on its morning run from Cumberland to Fros... (more)
The unsung heroes. Silently standing by day and night, ready to serve their community when the call comes, the fellows pictured here don't normally get a lot of attention. Fortunately, on t... (more)
Westbound at Helmstetter's Curve. Pounding upgrade in the hills west of Cumberland, a Western Maryland Freight negotiates the iconic horseshoe curve that has assumed the name of the family ... (more)
Frostburg Arrival. After an hour-long struggle up the steep grades out of Cumberland, Western Maryland Consolidation #734 arrives at the station in Frostburg with a mixed freight.
Eastbound out of Cumberland. After nearly an hour's delay in downtown Cumberland, a Western Maryland Freight gets the high ball to continue their eastbound run.
Those who have participa... (more)
Killing time in Cumberland. The crew of a Western Maryland Freight shoots the breeze on a windy, chilly platform, as they await the passage of opposite-direction traffic, before proceeding ... (more)
Former Reading T-1 #2102 at Port Clinton. The big Northern seen here undergoing disassembly in the Port Clinton Engine House is none other than former Reading Company T-1 #2102. Originally... (more)
Former Reading T-1 #2102 at Port Clinton. The big Northern seen here on the Port Clinton Turntable is none other than former Reading Company T-1 #2102. Originally built in 1923 by the Bald... (more)