The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad GP30 #501 is leading an excursion down the grade into Cumberland over the Route 40 overpass bridge. To the left are some visitors from near Portland Oregon who... (more)
WM 501 charges upgrade at the west end on Brush Tunnel in some spectacular fall color.
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.
Western Maryland Scenic 501 gets orders from the conductor before leaving Ridgley with the evening dinner train
The engineer of an inbound Western Maryland passenger train grabs trainorders from the station agent during a brief station stop at Cumberland.
The flagman is about to detrainand flag the crossing as WM 501 approached the public crossing at the Cumberland Station
Diesels make for good charters too! One of WMSR's GP30s poses at the station at the end of a WMSR/Lerro mini-charter.
WM 501 does some early morning switching in preparation for the days runs. 734 will do the honors. Photo taken with a long lens and off the railroad right of way.
WM 501 assist WM 734 up the hill at the West end of Helmsteders Curve near Cash Valley.
WM 734 arrives in Frostburg for the last daytime trip in the 2012 season. The train will tun on the turntable and head back to Cumberland. Once the train arrives in Cumberland, it will be serviced... (more)
Engineer Joe Daily of the WMSRR 734 is assisting with the helper WM 501 for the large train up grade to Frostburg, MD.
WM 501 leaves Ridgley Yard with the excursion train under threatening skys