On a cold winter day, a loaded Western Maryland coal train arrives at Hagerstown, MD, behind an F7/RS3/RS3/SD40 quartet. Here the pusher set on the rear that assisted it uphill from of the Potomac... (more)
In later years the Western Maryland's pair of EMD BL2s were assigned to yard jobs at Hagerstown, MD, paired with homemade slugs for extra tractive effort. WM 82, seen working here on a winter day ... (more)
Western Maryland FA-2 303 presents the classic Alco profile as it awaits its next trip up the hill while working helper duty at Williamsport, MD. Following its retirement by the WM in 1972, this l... (more)
All four of the Western Maryland's Alco FA-2s teamed up with an F7 to push hard on the rear of a loaded coal train off the Baltimore & Ohio as it climbs Williamsport Hill en route to Hagerstown, M... (more)
“Are You Doing Your Part (?)”CS/WM caboose (90)1803, in the green safety paint scheme, along with CS/WM (90)1863 (partly visible) in standard Chessie System attire, gets a Sunday off, a... (more)
I recently came across my father's old train log book, which he wrote at the age of 11 in 1948. He talked about going from Detroit to Collingswood, NJ to visit his great uncle, Robert F. Mckee, w... (more)
On a winter afternoon, the sound of EMD and Alco power hard at work fills the air as an F7/RS3/RS3/SD40 lashup grinds up Williamsport Hill with an eastbound Western Maryland coal train. Four more ... (more)
All four of the Western Maryland's Alco cabs team up to push an eastbound coal train up the hill between Williamsport and Hagerstown, MD. This pusher job was a regular assignment for the WM's FA2s... (more)
Durbin & Greenbrier Valley's "Cheat Mountain Salamander" makes a brief station stop at Cheat Bridge while a much appreciated break in the clouds affords a sunlit shot. Meanwhile at Durbi... (more)
While most of the locomotives on the roster at Cass scenic Railroad had spent their careers in the lumbering business, Western Maryland Shay 6 was used to haul coal on remote mining branches in We... (more)
On its debut weekend after being released from the B&O Museum in Baltimore, Western Maryland Shay 6 brings a photo freight up the former C&O line to Durbin, West Virginia.
Western Maryland EMD BL2 No. 82 runs long hood forward with the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad's Cheat Mountain Salamander. The train is enroute to Elkins from Spruce after hauling passengers... (more)
Western Maryland EMD BL2 No. 82 poses with Cass Scenic Railroad Shay No. 4 during a photo event at the Cass Scenic Railroad on April 28, 2017.
A freshly painted fireball! The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad's Western Maryland BL2 idles at the Cass water tank during its public unveiling with WM's fireball scheme. The locomotive... (more)
The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad's Cheat Mountain Salamander (left) meets the Cass Scenic Railroad's Bald Knob excursion at Spruce on Sept. 24, 2017.