Knobmount Yard, while not part of the West Sub, was where all eastbound trains from Connellsville and Elkins yarded and were classified before continueing east to Hagerstown. It had a hump and scales for classification of coal, and an icing platform for refrigerator cars. It was taken out of service on January 5, 1976. When the remaing West Sub trackage from North Branch to the yard was taken out of service to construct the new airport runway over a portion of the WM tracks at the east portal of Welton Tunnel. After this took place, the yard was downgraded by Chessie and became a bad-order storage yard along with Ridgely Yard as much of the remaining WM track leftover after the huge abandoments that took place in May 1975.
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