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Here is a list of the links that I have found searching for good Chessie info on the net.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM SITES RELATED TO CHESSIE:
Chessie System Historical Society:  The only Chessie dedicated society.  I am a member, and highly recommend it to anyone interested in Chessie.  They sell books online.  Lots of unique reference material.

B&O Historical Society: Good source of pre Chessie info, not alot 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, not alot on Chessie.  They sell books online.

WM Historical Society:  Don't know alot about them.  Good site.  Lots of pics.

MODELING SITES RELATED TO CHESSIE OR THE CUMBERLAND SUB:

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.

Grafton and Greenbrier model railroad: Freelanced model railroad based on C&O prototype.

St. Albans Modelers Society:  Good Chessie model railroad.

Freelanced Chessie model railroad: Ok site on a freelanced Chessie model railroad.

CSX model railroad: Good site.

Brian Banna's Chessie Models:  Good site on N Scale Chessie models.

O Scale Chessie site:  Good pics of O scale Chessie models.

PHOTO SITES RELATED TO THE EAST END: THE CUMBERLAND SUB:
B&O East End pics:  Excellent site with East End pics.

Railnutter News: Good pics of Harper's Ferry.  Also try this one on the Magnolia Cutoff.

Moutain Sub:  Good site for a text description of the East End.  A few pics too.

Kickitup:  Good text description of mile markers, frequencies, even sound clips from the East End.

CSX timetable:  Good site for track diagram and mile markers for East End.

PROTOTYPE CHESSIE PHOTO SITES:

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.

Fallen Flags:  Great site.  Every B&O engine listed.  Pics of all but a few.  Plus lots of pics from railroads no longer in business.  Good easy way to find pics of other railroads cars for your Chessie layout.

SD45.com:  Great site.  Really good photographic art, more than just pictures, John Rust has an eye for beauty of the train. 

Eric Clark Photos:  Quickly becoming one of the best Chessie sites on the web.

Northeast Railfan:  Good pics of all railroads from the Northeast.

Chessie Cabooses:  Good site with Chessie Caboose pics. 

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.

John Durant Photos:  Great pics.  He has a true eye for the beauty of a train.

Broken Knuckle Photos: Great pics.  Lots of Chessie pics here.

Broken Knuckle Photos: Great pics of the Chessie Steam Special (NEW)

Jim Hulesbus Photos:  Good pics of Chessie in the Tidewater Area.

Rich Clark Photos:  Good pics.  Some Chessie pics, not alot.

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.

Al's Photos: Good pics.  Not a huge site, but worth the stop.

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. 

Jerry Harp Photos: 5 Chessie locomotive pics.

Heartland Photos: Grainy low quality Chessie locomotive pics

Hamilton RR Photos: Good pics of Chessie locomotives.

Western Maryland Photos:  Good pics of WM freight cars and locos under "WM Equipment" link

Michael Taylor Photos: Good pics of Chessie stuff.

GEHAMS Chessie Photos:  OK page.

SINGLE PHOTO SITES:
B&O Cabin pic: Only one B&O Chessie Caboose photo.

GM50 pic: Only one pic here related to Chessie.  It is the first pic shown.

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.

C&O Cabin pic: Only one C&O Cabin pic.

GP40-2 pic: Only one pic of a GP40-2.

POOR CHESSIE SITES & SITES "IN WORK":
Chessie pics:  Poor site.  It has been a "work in progress" for two years.

Adam Barr Photos:  Good pics.  All Chessie pics, site hasn't been updated in 2+ years.

Little Tiny Pictures:  OK pics but each is about 1 inch square.

OTHER SITES OF INTEREST:
B&O Railroad Network:  Good site for all sorts of B&O information.

CSX History:  Good site on general history of CSX roads, including Chessie.  Good maps, etc.

WM History:  Brief look at the WM in Cumberland.  Nice to know for Cumberland modelers.

MARC Site:  Great site detailing Maryland Area Rapid Commuter system that ran passengers on the East End.

NMRA:  One stop shopping for all model manufacturers and personal sites.  Check it out.

eBay:  Great place to find cheap Chessie cars, if you know what you are looking at.  Buyer beware.  There is alot of junk on eBay too.  But you can also find lots of kits that are no longer produced.

Chessie gifs: Lots of train gifs, especially great Chessie ones.
 

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