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)
Built in 1945 by Lima Locomotive Works, this 2-8-0 served at Fort Eustis for the Fort Eustis Military Railroad. After it was donated to the Crewe Railroad Museum, it was renamed for Norfolk and W... (more)
Pump It Up! Usually a WMSR trip is done without refilling the tender, but on this day they chose to add water at the midpoint of the trip in Frostburg, with water pumped from a hydrant by ... (more)
Angie Cracraft is the fireman for today’s run of the empty copper ore train. Angie sits on the fireman side arm rest as she pulls down on the rope to sound the locomotive bell with her right hand.... (more)
With the temperatures hovering just below freezing, two crew members get ready to call it a night as steam locomotive #93 and the rotary snow plow wait outside the locomotive shops before going in... (more)
A beautiful day at Helmstetter's Curve.
Union Pacific 2-8-0 No. 618 and Pacific Lumber Company 2-8-2 No. 35 doublehead through Vivian Park on Labor Day, 1976.
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)
One Last Pull! 100-year old WMSR 734 pulls out of the yard in Ridgeley early in the morning to start what was expected to be its last day of service before its 1472-day inspection. Since t... (more)
Western Maryland Scenic 2-8-0 during a photo charter in 2011. This April 2nd and 9th will be the last photo charter for the 734. The locomotive goes in for a 1472 overhaul which could take 5 or mo... (more)
Heading Back Down! A freight prepares to leave the passing siding at Frostburg and head down the hill to Cumberland with a few carloads of freight. A Lerro Productions photo charter.
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)