Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Railfanning Cumberland, Maryland

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In mid December, my photographer and beer connoisseur friend Mike Collins and I railfanned the Cumberland and Frostburg, Maryland area. The highlight of the trip was the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad's 2-8-0 #734. Here it is arriving at Frostburg on a cold clear day.
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735 turning on the wye outside of Cumberland.
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The engineer oiling his magnificent machine.
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Steam on the road.
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Mike and I also spent some time at the Cumberland yard location known as 'Mexico'. No idea why it's called that, but the light and the action was interesting.
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Another departure from Mexico.