The time machine pays a visit: Beefy Western Maryland Consolidation #734 runs the last hundred yards of the westbound run into Frostburg. The trains are far less frequent, the freights are gone... (more)
Running The Narrows - Part II. The constant hum of rush hour traffic in downtown Cumberland begins to fade as the ears become aware of an almost explosive, staccato barking sound approachin... (more)
Running The Narrows - Part I. Western Maryland's Consolidation #734 runs the 900 ft. deep canyon known as "The Narrows", just a mile northwest of downtown Cumberland. She's pulling a heav... (more)
A Western Maryland Fast Freight highballs through Cumberland. The shot of the day on the third and final of the John Helmstetter Benefit charters occurred not at some remote photo location,... (more)
Cab ride anyone? A CBS News Videographer sent to cover the John Helmstetter story sets up for a shot that will give the viewing public a really close view of "Mountain Thunder" in ac... (more)
In the late 1950s in southwest Pennsylvania, a maintenance of way worker takes a break from repairing a lineside telephone booth to observe the passage of the daily B&O RDC run from Pittsburgh. Th... (more)
March of the foamers. And they will march just as they have done for decades, ever since the ferroequinologists decided to visit, to photograph and railfan in the most scenic places on Eart... (more)
Chris Pitzen protects the crossing as 765 rolls north, during the John Craft Photo Charter.
NKP 765 rolls north towards Henderson with a mixed freight during the John Craft Photo Charter.
NKP 765 blast by a couple people waiting for the next passenger train during the John Craft Photo Charter.
Smoke! Western Maryland 2-8-0 734 is dwarfed by her smoke plume as she accelerates out of Lap and down the Sunnyside straightaway during one of the numerous runbys on the first of three cha... (more)
With no wind, the plume from Western Maryland 2-8-0 734 just hung over the train at Helmstetter's Curve, partially blocking out the sun and creating unique lighting effects.
WMSR 734 leads a short freight around Helmstetter's Curve from a new angle on the inside of the curve showing the entire property.
From the top of Price Hill.. Wetsern Maryland 2-8-0 734 swings across Cash Valley via Helmstetter's Curve, a Western Maryland photo location made famous by photographer William Price and th... (more)