377 has become the lead engine of this eighty car coal train. On the other end, the two engines that brought the train up to the loader are now the rear engines, and shove the train through the lo... (more)
The westbound WM Henry Turn is leaving Westernport, MD on May 3, 1978 and is enroute to the Vepco Power Plant at Mt. Storm, WV with a loaded coal train. Hand-me-down WM GP9 No. 5955 is leading fo... (more)
A Chessie GP38 moves a cut of boxcars towards the Westvaco paper mill on the former Western Maryland line to Elkins.
A group of folks have made a museum out of the old Western Maryland Depot in Westernport, and this well kept WM "northeastern" caboose sets in a park across the street. Note the neat old watchman'... (more)
2629 is shown here passing the old Western Maryland Depot, as she trundles along on the old WM main. She's coming from the big paper mill at Luke MD, down to the paper mill warehouse along Rt 135... (more)
A failure to communicate! 841, three more AC 44's and eighty empty hoppers are shocked to find the county digging under the ballast to place a water line! The CSX engineer called the track foreman... (more)
Ballet de loaders! I waited and watched for almost 45 minutes to catch the three loaders with their buckets in this position. It's amazing how they load a train without even coming close to each o... (more)
428 and 555 pass thru Westernport with 80 loads of coal and two more 44's on the rear. That's an old cast iron Western Maryland sign in it's original location, repainted by local railfans, helping... (more)
342 and mate have a bad order hopper in tow here. They are bringing it down from the coal loader at Morrison's, and will crossover to the near track here, which is the old Western Maryland Thomas ... (more)
These two engines are heading up to the coal loader at Morrisons. The old depot on the right was Western Maryland. The track on the right is the Thomas Sub.
Continuing the age-old tradition of hauling coal from the Georges Creek valley, B880 makes his way through Creekside Park with a loaded train.
Grade crossing flashers, horn blasts, and ditch lights didn't prevent this motorist from nonchalantly crossing directly in front of B880.
Now leaving Franklin.
B881 enters Westernport with a coal train from Morrison on CSX's sparsely used Georges Creek Sub.
B880 has left the Georges Creek Sub and is now headed west on the Hampshire Sub.