I'm an equal opportunity panner - this is for those who prefer the engineer's side. A bit of blow-by made for an exciting photo op! A 1/6th pan at Helmstetter's Curve.
Thanks Carl Frantz, WMSR CREW and all people who rode the train for a wonderful day of support and friendship for Mr Helmsetter.
Fast Freight exits the western portal of Brush Tunnel
Western Maryland #734 rounds the bend at Sunnyside.
Steam Helper service into Frostburg
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