Last update 2/12/2014
Trackside phone (410) 448-0730
We are a Non-Profit Live Steam Club in Baltimore Maryland located in Leakin Park on Windsor Mill Road. (Map & Directions) (For other links in Maryland try the DCpages, or Marylandinfo.com). Our public run days are the Second Sunday of each month from April to November from 11:00am to 3:30pm. (Click here for Calendar) The rides are free and there are picnic tables nearby for those who wish to make a day of it. Our track consists of (depending on who measures) 3200ft-3400ft, 7-1/2" double tracked main line, 1630ft of 4-3/4" on the ground, and 1050ft of elevated 4-3/4" and 3-1/2" track located on about 11.5 acres. Click here for an aerial view
Andrew Dodge prepares to leave the station on his Mogul. Photo by Brett Hall
New 2011 Membership application
Baltimore Herb Festival will be on Sat May 24th from 9:30am-3pm
Archives of the club newsletter
KIDS DON'T FORGET THE KIDS
Building a three-way switch
Video How we
maintain the track ballast 3meg
Engineer's view Video 5meg
Updated with video Member photo section
CALS Flyer in PDF format
CALS Operating regs. Updated 2012 In PDF format
Tales of a Beginner What is it like to run a steamer for the first time.
What is it and how does it work Explanation of what all that stuff on a locomotive does.
Questions from Trackside Questions and answers that you want to know.
Coming CALS Events Other events on and off site where we can be found.
Model Boiler Code for Maryland The CALS worked closely with the State to develop these guidelines.
Click here for Info on Member Engines
Jim Carpenter at the throttle of B&O Pacific 5301, the President Adams, taken at Leakin Park, Baltimore, MD, during the Mothers' Day public operating session of the Chesapeake & Allegheny Live Steamers, May 11, 2008. Photo by Glenn McComas
Mike Russo and his son Nick on Mike's Hudson
CSX with a full load. Photo by Brett Hall
Paul Seyfrit on Wendy
Photo by Brett Hall
Created by Paul Seyfrit on Jan 12, 1996.
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