Moment 3 – Western Maryland #729 Helper Service

Moment #3 was ranked as such due to our fascination with helper service, let alone steam helper service! Here Western Maryland #729 pushes a charter freight up the mountain grade to Frostburg, rounding Helmstetter’s Curve. Follow along on this trip uphill as this steam digs in as a helper replicating Western Maryland Railroad helpers from years past!

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