A friendly wave to the crew of 729 as a local on his way to work gets stopped by the train doing some switching.
WM 734 re numbered to WM 729 leads a fall trip on the scenic WM railroad. Towering steam thanks to the 729 Crew
WM 734 Ops that is WM 729. No it really is 734 but with a little cosmetic work by Lerro Productions 734 became 729 for a great charter.
Western Maryland 2-8-0 #729 leads a freight train around Helmstetter's Cuve as the sun is setting behind the engine. A plume of smoke and the engine is silhouetted by the remaining light of day.
A Western Maryland Consolidation takes water in Cumberland, Md., before attacking the mountains to the west. This is actually a charter photo op from Lerro Productions on the Western Maryland Scen... (more)
Helmstetter's Curve from afar. Under the tracks along the curve around Helmstetter's farm are the remnants of an old trestle that had been filled to make the grade which consequently requires ver... (more)
Lending a helping hand, WM #729 continues the push to Frostburg.
WM #729 lends a helping hand pushing a freight up the 1.75 percent grade.
Mountain Thunder down below!
Pusher power! The driver of a well-kept Model A Sedan gets an up-close look at the raw power of Western Maryland Consolidation-type helper locomotive, as it brings up the rear of a Frostbu... (more)
729 exits Brush Tunnel in the wee hours of the night. A Lerro Productions Photo charter.
Charter Outtakes: "729 bring it ahead. Give us a little smoke." One of the staples of steam photo charters is the smoky run-by. Although a properly fired steam locomotive usually doesn't ... (more)
A hard-working helper crew. The crew of Western Maryland Helper Locomotive #729 poses for photographers on the final day of a 2013 Lerro Productions Photo Charter.
#729 crosses over the Western Maryland mainline to Connelsville, PA over former Cumberland & Pennsylvania trackage. In order to gain elevation to reach Frostburg, the C&P right-of-way crossed over... (more)