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Western Maryland Scenic #1309 Reaches Milestone In Restoration!

Western Maryland Scenic #1309 Reaches Milestone In Restoration!

Immediate Release from: Diversified Rail Services & Western Maryland Scenic Railroad 10/8/2018 If you heard the sweet sounds of a steam whistle echoing across the hills in Cumberland, Maryland last Wednesday, it wasn’t a dream.   It was the deep melodious voice of Western Maryland Scenic Railroad’s newest steam locomotive coming to life across the Potomac… Read More »
Landslide Discovered Along WMSR Tracks

Landslide Discovered Along WMSR Tracks

  Landslide Discovered Along WMSR Tracks February 29, 2016 A landslide, believed to be mine related, has been discovered along the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad tracks between Frostburg and Switch #9. Until the track damage resulting from the landslide is repaired, the last two miles of WMSR’s typical route from Cumberland to Frostburg will be… Read More »
Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

Watching Steam Locomotive 734 turn on the turn-table is a favorite for train passengers, train enthusiasts, and community members! Steam engine 734 made its last trip in December 2015 before a federally mandated 15 year inspection and maintenance effort. To take its place in the meantime, Western Maryland Scenic Railroad will run the Chesapeake and Ohio… Read More »