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  • Truck driver in Rosedale train derailment charged with 7 traffic violations

    Truck driver in Rosedale train derailment charged with 7 traffic violations
    An Essex truck driver faces hundreds of dollars in fines but no jail time after a Baltimore County police investigation found him at fault in the Rosedale train derailment that caused a fire and chemical explosion and injured several people last month....
  • Charles T. Mahan Jr., railroad historian

    Charles T. Mahan Jr., railroad historian
    Charles T. Mahan Jr., who spent 75 years painstakingly documenting the Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad — better known as the Ma & Pa — that zig-zagged across Maryland from Baltimore to York, Pa., died Friday of kidney failure at Oak Crest...
  • Paul W. Wirtz, APG deputy director of facilities engineering

    Paul W. Wirtz, APG deputy director of facilities engineering
    Paul W. Wirtz, former deputy director of facilities engineering at Aberdeen Proving Ground and longtime comptroller and trustee of the Baltimore Streetcar Museum, died Nov. 4 from multiple organ failure at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The former...
  • Marylanders poised to begin annual Thanksgiving travel

    Marylanders poised to begin annual Thanksgiving travel
    Mara Kaminowitz knows the roads. That's why the professional mapmaker and her husband will be taking the train to New York City to celebrate Thanksgiving with family. "That's our strategy for how to deal with holiday traffic — avoid I-95 at all...
  • Summertime and the living is busy [Havre de Grace]

    Happy summer, dear readers! Summer officially began with the summer solstice today (Friday) at 2:46 a.m. in Havre de Grace (and all along the East Coast, USA, of course). Visit Susquehanna State Park or the North Park – Joe K. Trail for a little...
  • Rosedale train derailment leads to suit against truck driver

    Rosedale train derailment leads to suit against truck driver
    The rail transport company CSX is suing the truck driver involved in last month's Rosedale train crash, arguing that he did not take proper care when crossing the railroad tracks. The suit, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore, names John...
  • Back Story: Examining the history of the working-class Remington

    Back Story: Examining the history of the working-class Remington
    "You know when you see John Ellsberry's painted alligator at the end of the 28th Street Bridge that you're in Remington," said Kathleen C. Ambrose, who is researching and writing a history of the more than 200-year-old Baltimore neighborhood that she...
  • Aberdeen: Aberdeen Room's 25th anniversary continues

    We continue with the story of the Aberdeen Room Archives and Museum's 25 years: The nine years at the 58 N. Parke St. location were very rewarding ones. The volunteers received more and more donations of historical items, and conducted more and more...
  • Havre de Grace officials talk about plans for new Amtrak bridge

    Havre de Grace officials talk about plans for new Amtrak bridge
    Havre de Grace City Council members told railroad officials during a work session Monday they hope a plan to expand or re-route the existing Amtrak bridge over the Susquehanna River will not affect the city's major investments or local properties....
  • Back Story: Restoring historic stretch of railroad

    Back Story: Restoring historic stretch of railroad
    For quite some time now, enthusiastic volunteers have been whacking brush, clearing debris and replacing ties and rails on the old Pennsylvania Railroad's Northern Central Division, one of the nation's most historic stretches of railroad, which courses 10...
  • Slow and painful recovery for little girl badly burned near railroad tracks in 1913

    An article in the June 7, 1913, edition of The Argus reported on the slow recovery of a little girl severely burned several weeks earlier. After lying in St. Agnes Hospital for three weeks, slowly recovering from burns which she sustained near her home,...
  • Elkridge: Hanker for pasta? Grace Episcopal is there for you

    Is it really November already? Well, then I guess it's that time of year, meaning you are cordially invited to the Grace Episcopal Church annual spaghetti dinner, Nov. 3, 5-7:30 p.m., at the Parish Hall, 6725 Montgomery Road, Elkridge. The menu will...