Links to Chessie System Railroad Related Sites are listed below.
HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM SITES RELATED TO CHESSIE & OTHER RAILROADS:
B&O Historical Society: Good source of pre Chessie info, less on Chessie. They sell books online.
B&O Museum: Great place to visit. Check out their site. You need to visit if you are a Chessie fan.
C&O Historical Society: Good source of pre Chessie info, less on Chessie. They sell books online.
CSX Historical Society
MODELING SITES RELATED TO CHESSIE:
Piedmont Sub-Division model railroad: 1970's based C&O model railroad.
Ken Miller's Cumberland to Pittsburgh model railroad: A great site, a great railroad in the making.
PHOTO SITES RELATED TO THE CHESSIE SYSTEM:
Chessie Photos: The single best source for Chessie pics on the net. Every locomotive, every safety caboose, examples of all the types of freight cars. It doesn't get any better than this.
SD45.com: Great site. Really good photographic art, more than just pictures, John Rust has an eye for beauty of the train.
Northeast Railfan: Good pics of all railroads from the Northeast.
WM Photo Site: Great pics of WM equipment.
WM West Sub Photo Site: Some good Chessie WM pics.
Ohio Railfan: Some good pics of Chessie stuff.
Broken Knuckle Photos: Great pics. Lots of Chessie pics here.
Morscher Photos: Good pics. Lots of them from all northeast railroads.
Dave Duper Photos: Good pics. Lots of good stuff. Organized by place not railroad.
Randy Mower Photos: Good pics, lots of Chessie ones specifically from Cumberland Sub.
Mountain Sub: Good site for a text description of the East End. A few pics too.
East Penn Photos: Some good locomotive pics. Good images of Brunswick and Hancock.
Eddie's Michigan pics: A good site of Chessie locomotives and cabins
Railpix Chessie photos: Some good "in era" photos including some from Harpers Ferry.
Michael Taylor Photos: Good pics of Chessie stuff.
SINGLE PHOTO SITES:
B&O Cabin pic: Only one B&O Chessie Caboose photo.
Al's Pennsy & Eastern: One good shot of WM F unit 7175 on other roads page.
HC 44 Covered Hopper: Only one pic, a common HC44 covered hopper.
GP40-2 pic: Only one pic of a GP40-2.
Other Sites of Interest:
B&O Railroad Net Good list of sites related to the B&O of all eras.
CSX History: Good site on general history of CSX roads, including Chessie. Good maps, etc.
MARC Site:Great site detailing Maryland Area Rapid Commuter system that ran passengers on the East End.
The CSXTHS has no railroad employee records or genealogical data available. The following are two organizations that hold railroad employee records. We suggest that you contact them with your genealogical inquiry:
U.S. Railroad Retirement Board
Office Of Public Affairs
844 North Rush St.Chicago IL 60611-2092
The Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation
227 Ives HallIthaca NY 14853-3183
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