| Aug 31, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Four callers sounded stunned as they told dispatchers that a train had just derailed in downtown Ellicott City, but none reported seeing anyone near the Aug. 20 wreck that killed two 19-year-olds, according to 911 recordings released Friday by Howard...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 5:55 PM
In the days after her sister, Rose, died in a train derailment, Anna Mayr felt as if her younger sibling were upstairs sleeping while friends swapped stories on the family's Ellicott City porch until the early hours of Sunday.
Anna Mayr, a May...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Some 700 mourners filled the pews Friday for a funeral Mass for 19-year-old Elizabeth Conway Nass, who died after being "at the wrong place at the wrong time," Monsignor John A. Dietzenbach said, referring to this week's tragic train derailment in...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Loved ones and friends prepared to say goodbye to the two young women who perished in a train derailment in Ellicott City as the first of the viewings began Thursday evening.
Cars lined both sides of the quiet residential street leading up to the...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Ellicott City’s Main Street has reopened, nearly four days after a CSX coal train derailed on the tracks located near Maryland Avenue and resulted in the deaths of two 19-year-old women.
"I really wanted to get the roads reopened to support...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:23 AM
This week, we mourn for the loss of Elizabeth Nass and Rose Mayr, the 19-year-old college students who died on a downtown Ellicott City train trestle, victims of a coal train derailment late Monday night. Theirs were promising lives cut short in a truly...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Last summer, when the paving trucks showed up, fans of the Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad deservedly got a little nervous. The object of their veneration is a sliver of railroad track that bisects North Charles Street in the Woodbrook neighborhood of...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:17 PM
The Town of Sykesville has had a long love affair with trains, but even true love can be strained now and then.
A new exhibit opening this month at the Sykesville Gate House Museum of History, "Gone Off the Rails: When Safety Fails," explores the times...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:13 AM
100 Years Ago
A Serious Railroad Accident
"The passenger train that left Camden Station a few minutes before 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon for Frederick, Winchester and intermediate stations was derailed in Union Dam tunnel, two miles...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 1:25 PM
A young woman who police said was trying to beat a train was taken to a Baltimore hospital Saturday after her car was hit.
Emergency services personnel responded to the Joppa railroad crossing for the accident, in which a train hit a car. No type of...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 11:19 AM
The portion of Woodstock road closed due to a train derailment was reopened at 5:47 p.m. Wednesday, police spokesperson Mary T. Phelan said.
A CSX train hauling lumber partially derailed in Woodstock shortly before 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, causing...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 6:46 PM
A CSX Corp. train collided with a vehicle Wednesday in Rosedale, injuring the car's driver, shortly before the car on another CSX train derailed in Woodstock, according to CSX and fire officials.
The incidents were not related but occurred within minutes...