The historic Western Maryland Railway is once again covered from Hagerstown to Connellsville via Cumberland from the 1950's through the 1970's with all new photos! Trains are seen in the scenic Potomac River Valley and across the Allegheny Mountains. Also featured is Hagerstown Yard, Maryland & Eckhart Junctions, the C&P's Frostburg Tunnel, and the P&LE's Connection of the fabled "Alphabet Route"; and as a added bonus we cover the line to Elkins, Spruce, & Webster Springs!
Also included in this one of a kind edition is the B & O from Brunswick to Grafton during the same time period, featuring the Patterson Creek Cutoff, the Low Line, the Weverton Branch, the Queen City Station, and some of the B & O's premiere passenger trains, which include the "Cincinnatian", "Metropolitan", "Capitol Limited", "Diplomat", and the "Shenandoah".
The featured photographers include Rick Morrison, Wayne Brumbaugh, Bob Kaplan, Tom Biery, Bill O'Hara, James Marcus, Tom Nemeth, Bob Markle, Jim Paulus, and Samuel L.Wagner (From his days as a WM Operator), and more. It's 160-pages of action and information and is the first to combine both the historic Western Maryland and B & O together in one. Order your copy now and visit our website at www.westernmarylandrailway.com
This book is printed on Blurb's quality Premium Paper with Lustre Finish and is available in Hardcover with Dust Jacket and Softcover.