In the final light of day, a westbound train of empty hoppers departs the Baltimore & Ohio yard in Cumberland, Maryland.
A light engine move, with Western Maryland SD’s on both ends, rolls past the B&O station at Rockwood, Pennsylvania. The bridge in the background was part of Western Maryland’s connection between i... (more)
One of 14 Alco RS-3's (185-198) owned by WM.
Western Maryland F7(A) 238 and 61.
When the Western Maryland’s dieselized, it purchased twenty GP9’s as part of the roster. As the WM retired F7’s, RS3’s, and switchers in the mid-1970’s, parent Chessie System moved twenty five Che... (more)
Most of Western Maryland’s RS3’s were retired by 1976, but four were leased by the Gettysburg Railroad when it was formed to operate the line from Gettysburg to Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania. ... (more)
The Circus Comes to Hagerstown
A set of Western Maryland power stands near the yard office in Hagerstown, Maryland. The F7A in the black speed lettering paint is outnumbered by uni... (more)
An unusual find at the Burnham yard in 1977.
Just another day back in the day. My slide says Hagerstown but somehow it makes me thing Connellsville.
On a winter afternoon, a loaded Western Maryland coal train behind an SD40 and an F7B has stopped outside the yard at Hagerstown, MD, awaiting a clear track.
Former C&O GP9 with quicky WM re-stencil resting at Decoursey Yard. This unit is still cranking out the miles as RVSC 4103.
Viewed from the abandoned Western Maryland bridge over the Baltimore & Ohio main line at Rockwood, Pennsylvania, a Western Maryland SD40 gives an eastbound B&O train a shove toward Sand Patch.
A bleak winter day in Williamsport, MD, is enlivened by the passage of a Western Maryland freight behind an F7/RS3 lashup.
After a quarter-century pulling trainloads of black diamonds like the ones they’re rolling past, this pair of Western Maryland F7’s has been promoted to hauling varnish as a retirement gift. This ... (more)