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.
Resting at the Cumberland Station after the run to Frostburg. Due to long train, and limited siding length at Frostburg, 734 has come back down on the rear of the train.
Up close..734 wakes up Frostburg when she arrives at the station, which is just a few feet out of sight here.
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.
Thanks to RP contributor Tom Mugnano for letting me use his older Cannon Rebel while my camera bit the dust.
734 photo Freight makes its way thru the Cumberland Narrows heavy Shadows as Mountain Thunder marks the way to Helmstetter's
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)
Rain or shine Mountain Thunder lives up to its name
Westbound freight thru the Cumberland Narrows between Wills & Haystack Mountain's
What a beautiful morning for the first Carl Franz Photo Freight of 2009
A great way to spend a Sunday afternoon..with a bag of snacks and watching two pretty WMSR Geeps as they return to Cumberland with a long train.
Mountain Thunder charges through The Narrows on a cold fall morning. 1/45s Pan, Rods Down.