A Chesapeake and Ohio Mallet runs again! WMSR / C&O 1309 is fired up and takes its first steps outside of the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad's shops in Ridgeley. Constructed in 1949, C&O 1309 ... (more)
WMSR 1309 is doing some testing around the shop complex in Ridgeley, WV. 1309 was dressed up in C&O lettering thanks to Trains Magazine. After these runs, 1309 was winterized and put away for some... (more)
On the night of December 31st, a monumental event occurred in the riverside town of Ridgeley, West Virginia. Former C&O 2-6-6-2 #1309 made a move under its own power for the first time in 64 years... (more)
Western Maryland F7(A) 238 and 61. No photographer listed on slide.
Still with a fire in her belly and steam whispering in the air after her second to last run up the mountain and back. "734" gleams in the light of a photographers flash at dusk in Ridgel... (more)
Behind the Scenes II In preparation for a photo charter, the WMSR crew prepares the train on the yard lead at Ridgeley. This is the first of many switches that turns a yard lead into a mul... (more)
Behind the Scenes In preparation for a photo charter, the WMSR crew starts the day preparing the passenger train (to follow the steam photo freight) on the yard lead at Ridgeley.
Two workers discuss what needs to be done inside the smokebox of Chesapeake & Ohio 2-6-6-2 No. 1309. This scene was part of a night photo session held inside the shop (while a wind and rain storm ... (more)
Work progresses on the restoration of Chesapeake & Ohio 2-6-6-2 No. 1309 in the Western Maryland Scenic's shop. This is actually a staged photo done as part of the "Farewell to 734" even... (more)
Everett Railroad 2-8-0 Consolidation #38
This is the boiler and cab of locomotive No. 38, former Huntingdon & Broad Top Mountain Railroad, which was built by Alco in 1927. It is seen he... (more)
This is the boiler and cab of steam locomotive No. 38, former Huntingdon & Broad Top Mountain Railroad. It is seen here in September of 2013 anc... (more)
Everett Railroad 2-6-0 Mogul #11
This is the core of steam locomotive No. 11 undergoing restoration for the Everett Railroad at WMSR's shop in Ridgeley, WV back in September of 2013.