In a timeless scene reminiscent of days past, 734 looks to be returning from helper duty over Big Savage Mountain rather than a passenger run from Frostburg.
With the rapidly growing fleet of ACS-64s some AEM-7s have found (literally) a new lease on life. Seen here is MARC train 523 departing Seabrook just minutes from the Nation's Capital with a lease... (more)
A year-old E60 heads south with a long string of Amfleet cars, crossing Bel Air Avenue by the old taxi stand. Note the Nathan P01235 horn above the fireman's window- it's a standard P5 with the #... (more)
Year-old No. 944 panned from Chelsea Road, northbound.
A Roger Puta Photograph
The brackets at West Hump guard the movement of yet another drag of black diamonds on the endless coal conveyor belt of the B&O.
WMSR 734 Mountain Thunder slides down grade out of Brush Tunnel on her last day of excursion service.
WMSR Mountain Thunder chugs past the Trimble Road Crossing on her last day of excursion service.
Superior signalling... brought to you by the B&O.
With chill in the air Western Maryland Scenic 734 leaves the shop in Ridgeley in a cloud of steam and smoke on its way to Cumberland and Frostburg.
On its final public excursion before boiler time expires, WM 734 departs Cumberland for Frostburg one last time.
On her final day of operation, Mountain Thunder roars through the Cash Valley Road Crossing on the famous Helmstetter's curve. According to the WMSR, Mountain Thunder will be retired indefinitely... (more)
On her final day of operation, Mountain Thunder idles at the Frostburg station, awaiting to be turned and head East to Cumberland. The 734 leads the WMSR "North Pole Experience" -- a p... (more)