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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

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  • Residents call for help after girls drown in ice-covered pond

    An article in the Jan. 13, 1939 edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian reported a grieving community requesting a solution. A meeting attended by more than a hundred residents of the Thirteenth District was held in the Arbutus Community...
  • Raymond E. Callegary, attorney

    Raymond E. Callegary, attorney
    Raymond Ernest Callegary, an attorney who practiced in downtown Baltimore for nearly 60 years, died of a brain hemorrhage Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88 and lived in Timonium. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Ernest Callegary, a barber...
  • Past building projects and participants

    The 1950s were busy years for Aberdeen. New buildings and additions to older ones were in the news. A clipping from 1951 told of Aberdeen children being taken to the Havre de Grace School because of lack of space in he Aberdeen School. From R.L....
  • Modern tribe explores a storied cemetery

    Modern tribe explores a storied cemetery
    Past mournful statues with age-darkened faces and along the graves of railroad barons, Civil War generals and an infamous assassin, wound a small group who had connected through a most modern forum – the website Yelp. About a dozen people...
  • Sherlock S. Gillet, farmer and water utility owner

    Sherlock S. Gillet, farmer and water utility owner
    Sherlock Swann Gillet, a Baltimore County farmer and water utility owner, died Sept. 9. Family members said that he went out for his daily horseback ride in Glyndon and did not return. He was later found in a field. Family members said he fell from his...
  • Lorraine Willis, NSA employee

    Lorraine Willis, NSA employee
    Lorraine Augusta Willis, a retired National Security Agency employee, died of a brain hemorrhage June 30 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The former Annapolis and Arnold resident was 87. Born Lorraine Augusta Bass in Baltimore, she was the daughter of...
  • Theodore Holmes, founder of Chicken George restaurant chain

    Theodore Holmes, founder of Chicken George restaurant chain
    Theodore Neal "Ted" Holmes, who founded the old Chicken George restaurant chain and built it into a regional fast-food business, died of diabetic complications Nov. 29 at Sanctuary at Holy Cross in Burtonsville. The Jessup resident was 72. Born in York,...
  • Elger J. Huber Sr., stationary engineer

    Elger J. Huber Sr., stationary engineer
    Elger Joseph Huber Sr., a retired stationary engineer who helped produce the distinctive blue Noxzema and Bromo-Seltzer glass containers and was later a school bus driver, died of respiratory failure Monday at Howard County General Hospital. The North...
  • Howard County ladies were kept well abreast of the latest fashion trends in 1912

    100 Years Ago Gowns and frowns In the "In Vogue" column of the Times: "Skirts, especially on lingerie dresses are showing more fullness. Double veilings are being used to give lovely iridescent effects. Velour hats are proving strong favorites. The...
  • Clara Mae Boender, teacher

    Clara Mae Boender, teacher
    Clara Mae Boender, a retired reading specialist and elementary school teacher who taught for 54 years, died of multisystem organ failure Jan. 12 at Howard County General Hospital. The Ellicott City resident was 86. Born Clara Mae Crouch in Baltimore...
  • B&O had storied passenger service

    B&O had storied passenger service
    Joseph J. Snyder has more than a passing interest in railroading and especially the venerable Baltimore & Ohio, whose storied passenger service is the subject of his recently published book. The B&O invented the passenger train. On Jan. 7, 1830, a...
  • Laurel Speedway's wooden track hosted auto racing in the 1920s

    Laurel Speedway's wooden track hosted auto racing in the 1920s
    Long before there was a Patuxent Greens Golf Course or Stewart Towers high rise building, a mammoth oval race track occupied that area of land off Route 197, near Route 198. Horse racing at Laurel Park racetrack had been ongoing since 1911, but in 1924 an...