Helmstetters Curve - complete with new Barn, a restored tractor and old reliable #734. A special thanks goes to Mr Helmstetter and family, along with the WMSR organization for keeping a long trad... (more)
She'll be coming 'round the corner when she comes...
Franz Photo Freight Charter rounds the Newly constructed Amish Built Barn at Helmstetters in some lingering light snow late Saturday afternoon
Mountain Thunder storms out of the Brush Tunnel's west portal.
Western Maryland 734 approaches Brush tunnel from this impressive over head view moments before I was engulfed in smoke.
Mountain Thunder rounds the curve on a snowy day. A Carl Franz Photo Special
Western Maryland 734 breaks the silence as it roars through Brush Tunnel on a snowy Winter day. This was truly a experience that I will never forget, dont even think I need to repeat either.
Engineer Cody Cook at the controls of WMSR 501 & WMSR 502 giving a helping hand to 734 on this dark gray day trip to Frostburg
Let it Snow! An early December snowfall blankets Helmstetters Curve.
The Western Maryland puts on a show past the newly raised barn owned by Mr. Helmstetter, who lost the original barn to arson.
734 passes John's Helmstetters new barn. Between the Railfans, friends and neighbors the Farm Fund has raised over 41K to fill the huge gap between the insurance payout and the actual cost of repl... (more)
The Check Presentation The Helmstetter Farm Fund Committee proudly presented a check representing the more than $40,000 raised to date by the committee. Thanks to the hard work by the gen... (more)
Cab ride anyone? A CBS News Videographer sent to cover the John Helmstetter story sets up for a shot that will give the viewing public a really close view of "Mountain Thunder" in ac... (more)
Work on the Helmstetter's new barn comes to a standstill as Mountain Thunder rounds the curve.