“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.
Durbin & Greenbrier Valley's "New Tygart Flyer" heads east through Faulkner (Bowden area) with an FP7/GP9E duo in command, representing the WM and B&O respectively. Just beyond this loca... (more)
Excursion train passes #501 in town for "West Virginia Rails" in 2010.
The Western Maryland Spring Grove switcher passes the freight house as it drills the P.H. Glatfelter paper mill in Spring Grove, Pennsylvania. Anybody who has been to a paper mill town knows the o... (more)
An original Western Maryland BL2 # 82 runs around Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad's Cheat Mountain Salamander at Spruce before returning to Elkins.