Chesapeake Western

A subsidiary of the original Norfolk Southern Railway.

The Chesapeake Western was an original owner, it acquired three DS4-4-660s new from Baldwin:

DS4-4-660

Chesapeake Western 662 662

DS4-4-660
c/n 73359, b/d 12/1946

- built for the Chesapeake Western as #662
- currently at the Virginia Museum of Transportation
photo by: Mike Castellow
Virginia Museum of Transportation - Sept. 14, 2012


Chesapeake Western 663 663

DS4-4-660
c/n 73360, b/d 12/1946
- built for the Chesapeake Western as #663
- currently at the Roanoke Chapter NRHS's 9th Street Yard in Roanoke
Baldwin Quarterly Magazine
First/Second Quarter, 1948

Chesapeake Western 661
Baldwin Quarterly Magazine
First/Second Quarter, 1948
661

DS4-4-660
c/n 73045, b/d 12/1946
- built for the Chesapeake Western as #661
- scrapped

- see the 1948 Baldwin Quarterly Magazine artical: "Robert E. Lee's Railroad goes Diesel"


  • also see: Lost Engines of Roanoke



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