A somewhat unusal meet of 2 seperate trains in Frostburg on Mothers Day 2012... all moms do get to ride free on this day
Running LHF...Mike Spooler notches up the throttle on GP30 #502 on a day when steam should be leading this train
A crowd of folks are on hand for photos of the Western Maryland Scenic in pretty fall foliage. watching as the WMSR Geeps shove on a long train.
The cut here is a nice place to view the RR as it ... (more)
This is one of the steeper grades on the WMSR, up out of Woodcock Hollow, and the Geeps are giving it everything, shoving all out on this extra long train while a trailwalker watches.
A nice surprise as a pair of WMSR GP30's bring up the rear as 2-8-0 #734 leads the westbound around Helmstetter's Curve.
The train dropping off its passengers after a Tuesday tourist run from Cumberland to Frostburg, and back. Here it is at the Cumberland station, underneath the I-68 bridge. Note how the black steam... (more)
WMSR 502 works its way west thru the Cumberland Narrows towards Frostburg
WMSR 502 works its way west thru the Cumberland Narrows as is a westbound autorack on CSX. Had the scenic been out of the station about 30 seconds sooner this would have made for a somewhat better... (more)
An unusal sight that has (2) WMSR GP30's up front running LHF elephant style as they lead the regular excursion back to Cumberland
Railfans flocked trackside for the Western Maryland Scenic Railway's steam weekend. Just as popular with some fans, though, was the pair of GP30 pushers working hard to help the train up the grad... (more)
#502 passes though the beautiful Western Maryland fall foliage, approaching Trimble Road.
A matching set of painted WM GP30's trail along behind the long fall foliage special pulled by WMSR 2-8-0 734. A smoke plume can be seen in the distance.
502 never looked so good
WMSR helpers give the fall trains an extra boost and lead the train back to Cumberland on the return trips because the siding at Frostburg is to short to run around the train in peak tourist seaso... (more)
WOW WMSR 502 Finally getting a SPEED Paintjob!