Storm's A Coming!
Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is, in fact, the light of an on coming train! In this case, it's the obligatory run though with Western Maryl... (more)
Fog is lifting and the sun is finally cutting through the frigid, moisture-laden air in the Heber Valley of Utah at sunrise on February 7, 2007. Disturbing the serenity of the scene, Union Pacific... (more)
Western Maryland's 2-8-0 #734 leads a freight through Mount Savage while en route to Frostburg, MD.
Room with a View
A freight led by Western Maryland's 2-8-0 #734 thunders past a residence at the peak of the grade just shy of the depot in Frostburg.
It's all about the plume! "Mountain Thunder" climbs the grade one more time; shortly it heads in for its 1472 day inspection.
An early Sunday morning, 734 gets ready. She's just
spent the winter in the shop, now very clean, polished rods, whistle, bell and new graphite on her smoke box.
A pretty sight for the patrons w... (more)
Western Maryland #734 arrives at the station in Frostburg.
The crew of the Frostburg fire department quench the thirst of WM #734 at a station stop during a Lerro Productions photo charter.
Frostburg Engine 164 arrives on the scene as a thirsty engine of another kind awaits a much needed quenching.
Photo charters need preparation It can be interesting to see what goes on before a photo charter starts. Here, the former main to Maryland Jct. and points west and east is occupied by the... (more)
A blast from the past!
WM #734 captured in a zoom pan busting out of Brush Tunnel captured at 1/8th.
A Western Maryland freight traintakes a short pause at the station in Cumberland before proceeding to RIdgely, WV.
Western Maryland #734 crosses the C&O Canal towpath while bringing its train towards the station at Cumberland.
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)