A westbound Western Maryland local storms up the grade at Charmian, Pennsylvania, en route to Hagerstown. The train is on the “Dutch line”, and the two GP9’s will continue to work hard until crest... (more)
WM FA-2s 301, 302, 303, and 304 plus SD40 7434. A Roger Puta Photograph
Taken from train WM-6. A Roger Puta Photograph
The power for train WM-6.
The late Roger Puta's slide was scanned and posted by Marty Bernard.
Hitchcockesque birds loom in the background as Western Maryland power awaits its next assignment.
Carloads are the lifeblood of any freight railroad. The huge Westvaco paper mill at Luke, MD provided both WM and B&O with a sizable revenue stream from inbound raw materials and outbound paper. ... (more)
A matched A-B-A set of Western Maryland F-units starting out of Bayard toward Cumberland. Notice the knife-edged ballast- very unlike neighbor B&O, which always seemed to have a lot of mud in the ... (more)
The 1975 Memorial Day holiday found me wandering around the Cumberland, Maryland area and searching for trains, but none were to found! I decided to cross the border and see what was happening ov... (more)
The last time I saw RS 3s at Bayard.
From cab of WM BL2 #81, SD40 7445 shoves against Reading caboose of eastbound train.