A pair of GP35s - with Chessie System numbers, but still in faded WM paint - are assisted by a GP30 and GP9 in CS colors as they head east from Springfield with a short freight (that includes a fl... (more)
One of the excursions that was part of the 1979 NRHS convention was a farewell to the Western Maryland F-units. The round-trip from Washington, DC – Martinsburg, WV is seen on the Baltimore & Ohio... (more)
Returned to Chessie by the Gettysburg railway after GETY acquired its own power, Western Maryland RS3’s 189, 186, and 198 have been set aside at the B&O shops in Cumberland, Maryland.
A Western Maryland GP40-2 leads an eastbound train through Washington, DC. This is taken in the vicinity of the Metro Rhode Island Avenue-Brentwood station.
WM 303 rusts away in the sun while weeds and flowers slowly grow around this classic from railroadings' past.
Baldwin WM 132 sits at the Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum in Hagerstown, Maryland.
Western Maryland 303 slowly rusts away as it sits at the Georges Creek Railroad facility in Barton, Maryland.
If fresh paint of the victor this old unit is bringing to an end a fine railroad and is an integral part of the era of the “rust belt”.
Western Maryland GP40-2 #4260 leads CSX northbound train #644. #4260 was built in February 1977 and later became CSXT #6159
Transferred from the C&O to what was already almost a “paper railroad”. This unit sits among probably fifty units shut down for the holidays. I was there for only the second time last year. Sad.
Nothing on the slide. From my collection. Cumberland, MD maybe?
Nice details, extended stack, dynamic brakes, number boards. Can’t figure the horn placement though. Muffled on one side and likely distinctly unpleasant in the cab. Obviously this unit has bee... (more)
“Hagerstown Chop”Seen here at Port Covington Yard in April 1981, WM 6416 was built in 06/1957 (B/N=23906) as WM 41. One of seven units (39-45) of WM class DS-27, it participated in WM’s... (more)
In the final light of day, a westbound train of empty hoppers departs the Baltimore & Ohio yard in Cumberland, Maryland.