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The Western Maryland Railway

Roger Cook

The Western Maryland Railway

fireballs and black diamonds

by Roger Cook

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Published by Garrigues House in Laurys Station, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western Maryland Railway -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Roger Cook and Karl Zimmermann.
    ContributionsZimmermann, Karl R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE2791.W5395 C66 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 332 p. :
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1721972M
    ISBN 100962084441
    LC Control Number92025390
    OCLC/WorldCa26302871

      This book covers the history of the Western Maryland Railway. About the Author. The author is a native of the Cumberland, Maryland, area. He’s an avid fan of the Western Maryland Railway, in which he grew up with in Oldtown, Maryland. He’s a former CSX engineer where he operated trains between Cumberland and New Castle, Pennsylvania. He Author: Brian Paulus.   The Western Maryland Railway: Baltimore to Cumberland & the New Line by Brian Paulus. Paperback $ Paperback. $ NOOK Book. Lost In Dodge is placed in a western setting but isn't a true western book any more than Gone With The Wind is a war story. It's a book of love and tenderness, spiced with laughter, garnished with Author: Brian Paulus.

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    29) Gateway Western Railway 30) Grainbelt Corporation 31) Grand Canyon Railway 32) Great Western Railway of Colorado 33) Great Western Railway of Oregon 34) Green Bay and Western Railroad Company 35) Hutchinson and Northern Railway Company 36) Indiana and Ohio Rail System 37) Indiana Hi-Rail Corporation 38) Iowa Interstate Railroad, Ltd. The Western Maryland Railway, organized in , grew substantially over the years by the inclusion of more than thirty separate companies before surrendering its independence in to C&O/B&O, soon to be known as the Chessie System.


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The Western Maryland Railway by Roger Cook Download PDF EPUB FB2

Also a companion book, I recommend purchasing "Western Maryland Railway in the Diesel Era." Diesel Era has more detailed discussion of WM operations and features the highest quality photographs of WM that I know of. Between the two, you'll become an expert on the Western Marylanda true legend of the American railroading industry.5/5(4).

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 photography.

It also takes a look at the railroad more than a decade after its merger into the Chessie System/5(9). In addition to being an English teacher's nightmare, this book contributes little new information about the Western Maryland Railway. I read the book on Kindle.

I would not purchase The Western Maryland Railway book any other way. Read more. 3 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Paul P. McNally.3/5(2). 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 /5(11). out of 5 stars Fireballs and Black Diamonds is a great primer and reference book for WM Railway info.

Reviewed in the United States on Ma Verified Purchase. This book goes into very good detail about WM operations, history, and facilities. Covers a lot of details and has a lot of photographs to illustrate the text.5/5(4). This book contains images from the history of this remarkable railroad and also provides the reader the opportunity to see how the legacy of the Western Maryland Railway is being maintained and remembered even today at some of its well-known train stations, such as in Cumberland and Union Bridge, Maryland, now home to the Western Maryland Brand: ArcadiaPublishing.

The Western Maryland Railway Book Summary: 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 photography.

It also takes a look at the railroad more than a decade after its merger into the. 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. 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 Scenic Railroad is a (c)-(3) Non-profit heritage railroad based in Cumberland, Maryland, operating over ex-Western Maryland Railway trackage to Frostburg, Maryland.

Specialty trains include The Polar Express Train Ride, Murder Mystery Dinner Trains, Moonshine Dinner Trains, Family Pizza Trains, Easter Trains, Private. Located on the concourse level (2nd floor) of the Western Maryland Railway Station, our gift shop is a favorite stop when visitors come here to ride.

We have a wonderful inventory of railroad collectibles and gifts as well as t-shirts, books, DVDs, toys and more.

Please call or e-mail for items that are currently available. 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 photography.

It also takes a look at the railroad more than a decade after its merger into the Chessie System. We will also review a brief history on the "Queen City.

The Western Maryland lives on gracefully in the pages of "The Western Maryland Railway: Cumberland to Hagerstown & The New Line." Many pictures in the book are from the authors private collection and having lived along the railroad in his hometown of Oldtown, MD they bring a unique perspective and flavor to the line/5.

Read "The Western Maryland Railway Baltimore to Cumberland & the New Line" by Brian Paulus available from Rakuten Kobo. This book covers the history of the Western Maryland : Authorhouse.

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 West Virginia Central became part of the Western Maryland Railroad in While working on a book on the West Virginia Central, Clarke became interested in the photographs of G.

Broadwater, who photographed the Western Maryland Railway in West Virginia from about to /5(3). Take a nonstop journey through years of the Western Maryland Railway's history in this photographic tale. The Western Maryland Railway was never a large Class 1 rail carrier, but during its colorful years of existence, it provided extremely fast, efficient, and reliable freight; coal-hauling; and passenger service in the states it : Arcadia Publishing Inc.

The book contains images from the history of the railroad and also provides the reader the opportunity to see how the legacy of the Western Maryland Railway is being maintained and remembered even today at some of its well-known train stations, such as in Cumberland and Union Bridge, now home to the Western Maryland Railway Historical Society.

The Western Maryland Railway Museum in Union Bridge, Maryland is an excellent railroad memorabilia museum. The museum is located next to a working railroad and inside a preserved train station and depot. A tour inside reveals many examples of railroad history, photos, maps, 5/52 TripAdvisor reviews.

Howell-North Books, - pages 0 Reviews "An illustrated history of the railroad, with particular emphasis on the quarter-century from the Western Maryland's Centennial in to the Chessie System's assumption of the line in the seventies.".

THE WESTERN MARYLAND RAILWAY IN THE DIESEL ERA written by Salamon, Stephen J. Hopkins, William E. published by Old Line Graphics (STOCK CODE: ) for sale by Stella & Rose's Books.Clarke hopes that this book will give readers an appreciation of Broadwater's art as well as the industrial development of the highlands of West Virginia early in the 20th century.

"The Western Maryland Railway in West Virginia: The Photographs of G. H. Broadwater" is now available in hardback at pages.This book contains images from the history of this remarkable railroad and also provides the reader the opportunity to see how the legacy of the Western Maryland Railway is being maintained and remembered even today at some of its well-known train stations, such as in Cumberland and Union Bridge, Maryland, now home to the Western Maryland.