WMSR 701 takes a ride on the table after lifting a Murder Mystery train up to Frostburg.
Western Maryland GP30 #501, in a new vintage scheme, takes a spin on the turntable at Frostburg, MD to run around the dinner train and head back to Cumberland, MD.
Only the third day out for 501, she looks great in her new Western Maryland "Circus" colors. Seems to be a favorite of the riders, at least this day! Here she heads for the turntable at ... (more)
GP30 501 has just let the passengers exit and prepares to uncouple the passenger cars from the Carl Franz Steam Photo Special. It will pull to the rear to allow WMSR 734 to back up for the photo r... (more)
GP30 501 prepares to pull the passenger cars from the rear of WMSR 734's consist in preparation for a photo run-by on a Carl Franz Photo Special.
501 works hard as she shoves 11 passenger cars and one caboose around the top curve at Helmstetter's.
"Western Maryland" 501 crosses the National Highway (U.S. 40) on the outskirts of Cumberland, Md. The GP30 became the star of the show during the "Farewell to 734" trip on this... (more)
"Western Maryland" 501 emerges from Brush Tunnel to pick up passengers who have just photographed 2-8-0 No. 734 during the Western Maryland Scenic's farewell trip for the Consolidation. ... (more)
It's Sunday morning, and 501 is set to tow 734 and her
train over to Cumberland. The idea is to hold down 734's
smoke in Ridgely, the folks are a complaing.
501 Heading for the turntable at Frostburg to lead
her train back down to Cumberland.
Crew enjoys a nice summer day on the way to Frostburg.
A cab ride in 734 is great..but the ride in 501 offers a wonderful view of the 15.6 mile ride up the hill from Cumberland!
On a dreary Saturday evening, a murder mystery train arrives at the Curmberland Station at 10:00 p.m.
Thanks to Joe Gonzalez for the lighting.
Thirteen cars and leaves on the rails means 734 is going to need help..so here 501 and 502 push hard
WMSR 734 eases the weekly Saturday train into the station.