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Reminiscences of a Western Maryland Railway maintenance man

Francis L. Webb

Reminiscences of a Western Maryland Railway maintenance man

by Francis L. Webb

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Published by Western Maryland Railway Historical Society in Union Bridge, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Webb, Francis L., 1896-,
  • Western Maryland Railway -- Employees -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrancis L. Webb, Sr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF140.W43 A37 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 p. :
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3180862M
    ISBN 100961285400
    LC Control Number83023496
    OCLC/WorldCa10183983

    Various accounts of work and life on the Western Maryland Railway by a wide array of workers from various crafts and unions. They recount their working lives through steam and diesel from the war years, on through until the s, from the days of the independent Western Maryland, then Chessie System, and finally with CSX. The general theme is. Please visit and consider joining the WESTERN MARYLAND RAILWAY HISTORICAL WMRHS has been the source of many great photos that are posted this website. The $ membership dues include an annual pictorial calendar and quarterly news/reading publications.

      Join us as we take a tour of the Western Maryland mainline from Baltimore to Westminster Md, and Emory Grove to Porter on Dave Hughes incredible HO scale mas. Robert M. Cavanaugh, Appellee,andmartha E. Cavanaugh, Plaintiff, v. Western Maryland Railway Company and Baltimore and Ohiorailroad Company, Appellants, F.2d (4th Cir. ) case opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

    Jul 6, - Explore williampowell16's board "railroad pictures" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Railroad pictures, Baltimore and ohio railroad and Train pins. Home» Catalog» Trains» HO Scale» Bowser HO Until we can obtain the items the local health officials say we need to reopen the retail store The Western Depot's retail store will remain closed. We can take internet or phone orders for curb side pickup at our shipping door.


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Sweetland,Morning Sun Books Western Maryland in Color 2 Jeremy F. Plant,Morning Sun Books. The Western Maryland Railway, affectionately known as the Wild Mary, was a truly fascinating carrier; condensed within a network of just + miles one could witness time freights, slow coal drags, backwoods locals, and even Shay geared locomotives.

The railroad was built through rough, but gorgeous, topography operating a main line featuring numerous tunnels and bridges. The Western Maryland Railway is the latest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America series. Author Tony Puzzilla is an avid railroad historian whose special interest is the Western Maryland and who is an active member of the National Railway Historical Society, the Western Maryland Historical Society, and the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, to name but three of many/5(11).

Western Maryland Railroad has been providing excursions of all kinds for over 30 years in the heart of Mountain Maryland.

We are a (c) 3 not for profit organization that has a focus on heritage railroading through restoration, education, and experience. Scope and Content Note. Records of the Western Maryland Railroad Company and its nineteen subsidiaries in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia provide detailed information on railroad management, particularly in the s through the s; account books document the.

Western Maryland Railway, Cumberland, Maryland. 1, likes 7 talking about this. This is a page dedicated to the memory of the Western Maryland Railway.5/5(1). Western Maryland Railway, Cumberland Extension, Pearre to North Branch, from WM milepost toPearre, Washington County, MD Contributor Names.

Western Maryland Railway Company has 3, members. Chartered on as The Baltimore, Carroll and Frederick Railroad, later in renamed the. Previously this website was limited to the West Subdivision of the Western Maryland Railway.

I have lately expanded the site to include the entire route of the WM and its predecessors. I have also Created pages of connecting railroads with the WM and other roads such as, N&W, B&O, W&W, SOU, and PRR.

New info and photos usually added every week. Interestingly, while the Class I Western Maryland Railway owned the classic Shay geared steam locomotive it did not use its fleet for hauling either logs or lumber. While operating in the state the Shays were employed in the coal service on the WM's steep branches in the western region.

Western Maryland Railway, Cumberland, Maryland. 1, likes 66 talking about this. This is a page dedicated to the memory of the Western Maryland Railway. This Western Maryland Railway book consists of nearly photos.

With over 80% of the images in color. Centering on the years The line is seen from Hagerstown, MD to Connellsville, PA, through the Potomac River Valley, and across the Allegheny Mountains on the Western Maryland's "New Line" via historic Cumberland, : Brian Paulus.

The Western Maryland Railway Historical Society was founded in for the purpose of preserving a portion of America's rich railroad history. We do this by providing programs for community organizations, publishing educa­tional materials drawn from our collection, supporting activities related to railroading, and by making historical records.

Western Maryland Railway Historical Society email © Content: Site development & maintenance: WebWorld ld Creators. Western Maryland Railway Memorabilia Value Guide. The Western Maryland Railway started operations in and stopped service in for a total period of operations of 80 years. Railroads like Western Maryland Railway that were started after will not have as many valuable collectibles or antiques as older lines.

The Western Maryland Railway (reporting mark WM) was an American Class I railroad (–) which operated in Maryland, West Virginia, and was primarily a coal hauling and freight railroad, with a small passenger train operation. The Western Maryland Railway: Cumberland to Hagerstown & the New Line by Brian Paulus Overview - This book is a pictorial history looking back at the Western Maryland Railway through black and white photos during its glory years of operations in the s, to its final years of pre-consolidation in the s through color : Authorhouse.

In "The Western Maryland Railway: Cumberland to Hagerstown & The New Line," Brian Paulus presents a photo documentary of this fallen flag. Chartered inthe Western Maryland was eventually absorbed into a joint C&O/B&O venture in and then the Chessie System in Reviews: 9.

Years later I interviewed him as part of the oral history project undertaken by the Western Maryland Railway Historical Society, and he related to me some of the stories that still left him shaking his head. They are detailed in the Society's book Working on the Western Maryland Railway edited by Wes Morganstern.

In Dick passed away. The Western Maryland Railway (reporting mark WM) was an American Class I railroad (–) which operated in Maryland, West Virginia, and was primarily a coal hauling and freight railroad, with a small passenger train operation.

The WM became a property of the Chessie System holding company inalthough it continued independent operations until May after which Locale: Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.The Western Maryland’s coal operations were concentrated in five areas. The easternmost were the lines north of Westernport, MD along Georges Creek.

Between Elkins and the mainline at Cumberland, MD was the Thomas Subdivision, known for its coal branches (with mine runs out of Bayard, WV) and the 3% Black Fork Grade loaded coal trains faced.This page uses frames, but your browser doesn't support them.