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Maryland Historical Trust
Old Aberdeen train station lifted and moved
Old Aberdeen train station lifted and moved

More than a decade of effort by members of the Historical Society of Harford County paid off earlier this week when the 129-year-old former Aberdeen B&O Railroad station was moved 50 feet from the space it had occupied along the railroad tracks since 1885. "They say that miracles happen at Christmas, and it's certainly happening for us today," Maryanna Skowronski, director of the Historical Society, said as the work got under way Tuesday. Once a stop on the B&O's old Royal Blue passenger line between Baltimore and Philadelphia, the building has not been used as a passenger rail stop since the late 1950s, when passenger service was discontinued. The current owner...