Chesapeake Division

Mid-Eastern Region, National Model Railroad Association

Historical Sites In and Around the Division

This section lists links to separate websites geographically located within division boundaries. Clicking a link leaves the Chesapeake Division website.

B&O RR Photo Tours

Virtual tours of the Baltimore and Ohio (now CSX) railroad in Maryland. Each of the over 1000 tour photos is accompanied by a thumbnail image, description, map location, reader comments and more.

Baltimore (Mt. Clare) B&O Railroad Museum

America's Railroad Museum! Where America's most important, historic and comprehensive collection lives to tell the story of railroading every day. Forty acres of heritage and a world class collection await your discovery!

Ellicott City B&O Railroad Museum

The B&O Railroad Museum: Ellicott City Station is the oldest surviving railroad station in America, and was the original terminus of the first 13 miles of commercial railroad in the country!

B&O Historical Society

The Society is dedicated to the preservation of and education about the history of America's first Common Carrier Railroad, the Baltimore & Ohio. The Society has members all over the world across a variety of railroad interests from modeling to research to preservation.

Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad Historical Society

The Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad Historical Society is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization, whose mission is to collect and preserve the history of the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad in personal recollections, photographs, documents, memorabilia, and models. We seek to promote the discovery, enjoyment, and modeling of this railroad!

Pennsylvania Railroad Technical and Historical Society

Preserving the heritage of "The Standard Railroad of the World" for future generations.

Western Maryland Historical Society

The WMRHS also has a museum on Main Street (RT 75) in Union Bridge with an N scale display layout of the Wild Mary. See the link for details.

Other Sites of Interest to Members

Clicking a link leaves the Chesapeake Division website.

Understanding Model Train Maintenance.

For Aubree. A how-to describing how what you need to get started model railroading and take care of your locomotives and rolling stock.

Wilmington & Western Railroad

Delaware's Operating Railroad Museum

Erie Lackawanna Historical Society

The official web site of the Erie Lackawanna Historical Society, Inc., a historical society dedicated to preserving and disseminating information about the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, the Erie Railroad, the Erie Lackawanna Railway and related lines.

The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) and the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) collections

The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) and the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) collections are among the largest and most heavily used in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. This is a great source for images of prototype buildings, bridges and other structures.