Fireball Freight at Brush Tunnel. God-beams penetrate the veil of soot and steam as Western Maryland's hefty Consolidation #729 emerges from the west portal of the Brush Tunnel with a coal ... (more)
Good morning Cumberland! A Western Maryland helper locomotive and crew enjoys the warm, sunrise light as they make their way along the C&O canal basin toward the depot in downtown Cumberlan... (more)
WM #729 brings a caboose past the old C&O Canal basin towards Cumberland Station in preparation for a day of pusher service. Part of a Lerro Productions charter. This line is rarely photographed... (more)
After meeting a westbound, K533 pulls out of the siding at East Singerly, passing the B&O CPL guarding the interlocking.
The Packard, a classic! Waiting out the passing of a freight, at this unsignaled crossing, as it pounds up the hill.
NOTE: to create a more "period" appearance, white stripes on the p... (more)
WM 729 brings a freight around the bend at Helmstetter's Curve. (WM #734 as WM #729 during a Lerro Productions photo charter - former LS&I #18/#34,)
High ball at Brush Tunnel. You can hear it coming for at least a solid minute before it arrives. The tunnel conducts the sound of its approach even before it enters the the east portal. I... (more)
Stop, look and listen! A family takes pause to admire Western Maryland's large 2-8-0 return light from an excursion to Frostburg, MD.
When "I think I can" won't cut it - add a pusher! WM #729 is employed in pusher service to assist a movement up the mountains and into Frostburg, MD.
WM #734 brings yet another train up the mountain and on towards Frostburg on a beautiful sunny afternoon in October.
729 pulls its train bound for Frostburg past Helmstetter's Farm.
729 charges up the mountain toward the town of Frostburg.
Western Maryland 2-8-0 #734 brings a heavily patronized excursion to it's destination of Frostburg, MD surrounded by the foliage of another Fall.
What originally was intended to be a true silhouette shot turned out like this instead - as Western Maryland 2-8-0 #729 pulls a freight train upgrade around Helmstetter's Curve as the sun sets. P... (more)
A slug set leads a freight train across the bridge at Becks on CSX's Sparrows Point Subdivision.