Three WM RS-3s, including two "hammerheads," lay over between runs at the engine terminal in Ridgeley, WV on Oct. 19, 1974.
"Mountain Thunder" assembles a train in the yard on WMSR's third day of scheduled operations this year, putting on a great show. Seen in the distance is WM 7471, a former SD40, now belonging to t... (more)
An eastbound WM unit grain train was pulling out of Ridgeley Yard and approaching Maryland Junction on a hot and hazy Aug. 18, 1974, with F7A No. 240 and a B&O GP7.
A westbound WM freight passes MY Tower at Maryland Junction in Ridgeley, WV on Aug. 18, 1974 with F7A No. 235 and a RS-3.
Knobmount Yard, final resting place for many old Chessie cars.
Ridgeley, WV 5/26/2012 - Where Alpha-Jets Used to Trod: Under pouring rain, the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad's GP-30 501 is returning from the wye track at Maryland Junction along what was onc... (more)
Ridgeley, WV 6/30/2008 - Restoring Western Maryland's GP-9 number 25 to its original paint scheme was a labor of love and meticulous processes by a group railfans and the shop crews of the Western... (more)
Ridgeley, WV 5/18/2008 - After years of weather had faded its Chessie System paint, Western Maryland GP-9 6400 was preparing to be backdated--taken back to her original black and gold Western Mary... (more)
Emerging from the home yard in Ridgely, WV on a spectacular October morning. It would stop at the road crossing in Ridgely for a brake test and final inspection before continuing on across the bor... (more)
Special thanks to Gerald Altizer for making this & his WM dream come true for railfans & the Georges Creek Railway
734 slowly pulls into Ridgely and eventually turns at the Wye before parking on the other side of the shops
WMSR 734 comes out of the shed charging for Cumberland Station.
Both of WMSR's GP30's sit elephant style in the yard in Ridgeley.
734 makes a scene as it pulls from the shops headed for the depot. The shops for WMSR are physically located in WV, just across the Potomac River from Cumberland.
A shot of the very sooty fireman's side of the 734.