Even more rare than its Steam special rival 734 is catching GP30 # 501 pulling Freight
734 eases on to the table at Frostburg, to turn westbound for a number of photo runs.
Fast Freight at the old coal tipple just west of Trimble Rd MP 178.2
Eastbound at Alternate Rt 40 bridge
An early morning view from within Helmstetters Curve. Compliments to Carl and crew for running a series of three charters to support the rebuilding of Helmstetter's farmhouse which was lost to hi... (more)
Early morning eastbound freight @ Helmstetter's Curve
Westbound freight @ Helmstetters
Westbound @ Lap outside of Mt Savage
Westbound helper at C&P Bridge #2 just east of Frostburg
Mountain Thunder eastbound at MP 171 Helmstetter's Curve
Western Maryland #734 thunders through an opening of Fall foliage at it's peak.
Speed lettering and fireballs - a Western Maryland hallmark. A fireman's side Railroad: Western Maryland Scenic RailroadLocomotive: Steam 2-8-0Location: Corriganville, Maryland, USALocomotive #: WMSR 734Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: October 19, 2009
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)
Working on the lower part of Helmstetter's Curve, nice dry rail and a seven car train, no helper. She sounds great and looks great, steam from the stoker exhaust under her tender.