Formed as a holding company in 1972, the Chessie System remains one of the most unique stories in American railroad history. Created from three great railways—the mighty Baltimore & Ohio, the refined Chesapeake & Ohio, and the small but feisty Western Maryland—the Chessie was most renowned (aside from its stylized take on the C’s kitten logo) for its innovations and advanced technologies.

Formed as a holding company in the Chessie System remains one of the most…

The B&O's Sand Patch Grade

The B&O's Sand Patch Tunnel and Grade Two Chessie System led by power CSX freight upgrade at Glencoe, Pennsylvania on a snowy March

RailPictures.Net Photo: B&O 6945 Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) EMD GP30 at Alexandria, Virginia by George W. Hamlin

High quality photograph of Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) EMD # B&O 6945 at Alexandria, Virginia, USA.

RailPictures.Net Photo: BO 7402 Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) EMD SD35 at Baltimore, Maryland by Rob Schreiner

RailPictures.Net Photo: BO 7402 Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) EMD SD35 at Baltimore, Maryland by Rob Schreiner

RailPictures.Net Photo: WM 6405 Chessie System EMD GP9 at Cumberland, Maryland by Bob Kise

Net Photo: WM 6405 Chessie System EMD at Cumberland, Maryland by Bob Kise

RailPictures.Net Photo: GRWR 6525 Great Walton Railroad EMD GP9 at Athens , Georgia by David Stewart

RailPictures.Net Photo: GRWR 6525 Great Walton Railroad EMD GP9 at Athens , Georgia by David Stewart

Liberal Missouri MO 1908 Train Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot Vintage Postcard - Moodys Vintage Postcards - 1

Liberal Missouri MO 1908 Train Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot Vintage Postcard Liberal Missouri MO Circa 1908 Train arriving at Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot. Population was 800 in 1910 census.

Vintage Locomotives | RailPictures.Net Photo: VLIX 7311 Vintage Locomotives Inc. (VLIX) EMD ...

Vintage Locomotives | RailPictures.Net Photo: VLIX 7311 Vintage Locomotives Inc. (VLIX) EMD ...

RailPictures.Net Photo: SP 7347 Southern Pacific Railroad EMD SD40 at Loma Linda, California by Craig Walker

Net Photo: SP 7347 Southern Pacific Railroad EMD at Loma Linda, California by Craig Walker

Chessie System...this is a pretty locomotive...really loved the cat.

this is a beautiful locomotive. Remember the paint scheme from my childhood.

RailPictures.Net Photo: B&O 8590 Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) EMD SD50 at Prince, West Virginia by Doug Lilly

RailPictures.Net Photo: B&O 8590 Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) EMD SD50 at Prince, West Virginia by Doug Lilly

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