Helmstetter's Curve from afar. Under the tracks along the curve around Helmstetter's farm are the remnants of an old trestle that had been filled to make the grade which consequently requires ver... (more)
Now wearing her regular numbers, 734 works hard at the beginning of Helmstetter's Curve, with 12 passenger cars and a caboose on her tender, with a little Gp30 help on the rear.
Lending a helping hand, WM #729 continues the push to Frostburg.
Farmers talk about their days, their crops, their families, or whatever comes to mind after the sun falls below the ridge.
For other shots from the WMSR Foundation/Lerro Productions WMSR photo... (more)
Not a GEVO in sight! Q217 with a pair of SD40-2's for power is westbound on the Philly Sub, crossing the Bush River, at Belcamp, MD.
WM #729 lends a helping hand pushing a freight up the 1.75 percent grade.
A late running 34A is southbound on Amtrak, destined for Bayview Yard in Baltimore.
Mountain Thunder down below!
Pusher power! The driver of a well-kept Model A Sedan gets an up-close look at the raw power of Western Maryland Consolidation-type helper locomotive, as it brings up the rear of a Frostbu... (more)
729 exits Brush Tunnel in the wee hours of the night. A Lerro Productions Photo charter.
Assisting a westbound autorack train toward Hyndman, a trio of six axle motors, including Canadian National SD60F No. 5560 follow the B&O mainline west near Mount Savage.
After descending Sandpatch, an eastbound mixed freight enters the Cumberland Terminal, passing Viaduct Jct. and downtown Cumberland on a late autumn morning.
Charter Outtakes: "729 bring it ahead. Give us a little smoke." One of the staples of steam photo charters is the smoky run-by. Although a properly fired steam locomotive usually doesn't ... (more)
A hard-working helper crew. The crew of Western Maryland Helper Locomotive #729 poses for photographers on the final day of a 2013 Lerro Productions Photo Charter.
#729 crosses over the Western Maryland mainline to Connelsville, PA over former Cumberland & Pennsylvania trackage. In order to gain elevation to reach Frostburg, the C&P right-of-way crossed over... (more)