RailPictures.Net Photo: WM 7181 Western Maryland Railway EMD BL2 at Hagerstown, Maryland by Doug Lilly
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» Western Maryland Railway (more..)
» EMD BL2 (more..)
» Unknown
» Hagerstown, Maryland, USA (more..)
» April 01, 1978
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» WM 7181 (more..)
» Unknown
» Doug Lilly (more..)
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The Western Maryland purchased two EMD BL2’s in 1948, and placed them in road service, where they remained for twenty years. In 1968, they were permanently assigned to yard service in Hagerstown, where they were paired with home-built slugs. Western Maryland 81 was renumbered 7181 in 1976 to fit into the Chessie System numbering scheme. Here it works behind the Hagerstown roundhouse with slug 139T. The 7181 was retired in 1982, restored to its original “fireball” paint and donated to the B&O Museum in Baltimore.
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