One of the "ugly duckling" Geeps chop-nosed by the Western Maryland's Hagerstown Shops awaits its fate. The unit was built by EMD in February, 1955 as WM Class DS-24 No. 30.
"Our Greatest Asset Is People," as noted at the bottom of the unique old Chessie Shops sign in Cumberland.
Dressed for the Chessie, former Reading T-1 2101 hauls the Chessie Steam Special east out of Chesterton on a round-trip from Chicago to Hartford, MI to help celebrate the Sesquicentennial of the f... (more)
Dressed for the Chessie, former Reading T-1 2101 hauls the Chessie Steam Special past the tower at Porter on the return trip to Chicago from Hartford, MI to help celebrate the Sesquicentennial of ... (more)
Dressed for the Chessie, former Reading T-1 2101 hauls the Chessie Steam Special over the famous Thomas Viaduct to help celebrate the Sesquicentennial of the first railroad in America, the B&O.
A 1966-built Western Maryland SD40 is bracketed by a C&O SD40 in the lead with a B&O GP40-2 trailing. All three units could have used a trip to the wash rack.
Waiting for a chance to fight snow that will never come again. Here sits Chessie System 1961 Jordan snow plow in a West Virginia snow storm in Quinnimont, WV.
The days of Chessie System are numbered as B&O GP40-2 4204 leads a northbound at Gaithersburg, MD. In 1987, Chessie System will be reorganized into today's CSX Transportation. 4204 is still arou... (more)
Fans argue over the yellow, vermillion, and blue paint scheme, but there is nary a discouraging word May 8, 1977 as Reading 2101 thunders north of Bucklodge, Maryland on one of the first of some 4... (more)
The old West Point Route has never been a big coal conduit, but it used to see at least a few unit trains like this one, likely headed south for the export coal terminal at Mobile.
A pair of ex-Chessie System GP9s sit at the PowerRail shops at Monroe, GA along with some ex-NW sisters after spending years on the Hampton and Branchville railroad.
This image, shot in August of 1980, shows GM50 - the GP40-2 that EMD delivered in special gold paint to commemorate EMD's 50th anniversary. Shot on Kodachrome 25 on a very humid August day at Roug... (more)
Chessie 6240 comes out of the fog and crosses a wood trestle during a photo charter in Romney WV
Leading a mixed freight toward Moorefield from Romney, Chessie painted B&O EMD GP9 No. 6240 glides across the Potomac Valley farmlands during a Spring 2015 photo charter.