RailPictures.Net Photo: CO 1309 Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) Steam 2-6-6-2 at Cumberland, Maryland by Doug Boudrow
  Login · Sign Up 

View All Photos of the WeekView All Screener's Choice Photos

Community Response Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo
Views: 13,873     Favorited: 71
Since added on February 08, 2023

+ Add to Favorites

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
» Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) (more..)
» Steam 2-6-6-2 (more..)
» Narrows 
» Cumberland, Maryland, USA (more..)
» February 08, 2023
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» CO 1309 (more..)
» Photo Charter (more..)
» Doug Boudrow (more..)
» Contact Photographer · Photographer Profile 
Remarks & Notes 
Chesapeake & Ohio 1309 is an H-6 "Mallet" with a wheel configuration of 2-6-6-2. It was built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1949 to haul coal from the fields in West Virginia. It only served seven years until it retired in 1956 as the railroad transitioned to diesel locomotives. The locomotive sat on display at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore until being acquired by the Western Maryland Scenic Railway and returned to service in 2021. Normally the locomotive sports the Western Maryland fireball logo but it was changed into the original C&O paint for a series of Lerro Photography charters in February 2023. The train is seen at sunrise heading out of Cumberland at a location known as "Narrows" along Wills Creek.
Photo Comments (5) 

 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (15)+ Add to Album
Railway Glint Shots!

Album created by member Federico Santagati
Album Views: 44,067
Everything about Railways with the Golden Reflection of the First and Last moments of Light. Check the Flickr Group for more! www.flickr.com/groups/railway_glint_shots
Good Light, Good Scenery, and a Train

Album created by member Lee Kirchhoff
Album Views: 26,441
Landscape photography is difficult due to the challenge of combining good light and good scenery. Good railroad photography enters another level of complexity since it requires the first two while there is a train in view.
Stunning Steam

Album created by member Ted Harrison
Album Views: 27,525
Images of steam locomotives that are nothing short of stunning!
Beautiful strange and cool photos

Album created by member Ynnad fortenberry
Album Views: 6,098
Beautiful strange weird and cool all kinds of photos can go in this album

Album created by member Ron Greene
Album Views: 30,720
Artistic photos of steam trains

Album created by member Ronnie Schnepf
Album Views: 67,322
Just the right blend of atmosphere and classic technology

Album created by member coco13cos
Album Views: 2,978,008
Over 50.000 of RP's most appreciated and beautiful photos.

Album created by member xBNSFer
Album Views: 11,132
Rule or not rule? That is the question.
Works of Art

Album created by member John Doughty
Album Views: 274,004
Photographs that are "works of art".

Album created by member Ty Kaneshiro
Album Views: 77,317
my album for steam locomotives
Glint Steam

Album created by member Fabrice Lanoue
Album Views: 166,831
Mountain Railroading

Album created by member Daniel Holmes
Album Views: 6,945
Steam Power

Album created by member Daniel Holmes
Album Views: 2,144
My favorite pictures of steam locomotives in action.
Nocturnal Nuances & Lights In The Night! (Between Sunset - Sunrise / Sundown - Sunup!)

Album created by member Dana M.
Album Views: 435,785
A continuously growing album of photos that IMHO reveal the awesome and seldom-seen beauty of the railroad world from the dimming of day to dawn's early light! From dusk to dawn, trains roll on! (I'm still finding gems of sunset-to-sunrise surprises!)
Favorite Railroad Pictures

Album created by member Terry Schull
Album Views: 225,609
My personal favorite shots from the photographers on this site
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album

EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]

This image contains EXIF headers - Click Here to show the data.

Photo Copyright © 2023 Doug Boudrow. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2024. All Rights Reserved.
Do Not Sell My Personal Information