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Railway Transportation

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  • Eagle Scout helps build Ma & Pa Railroad display for trail

    Eagle Scout helps build Ma & Pa Railroad display for trail
    Today it is traversed mostly by joggers and walkers, moving alongside a busy highway filled with the rush of cars, but 60 years ago, the Ma & Pa Trail was a major railroad that brought cargo to Harford County and allowed residents to visit more distant...
  • Board approves design for Elkridge middle school

    Plans are steadily progressing for a new middle school in the Oxford Square development near Elkridge, designed to relieve school overcrowding in northeastern Howard County. The county Board of Education Thursday approved design development plans for the...
  • Harry Carl Eck

    Harry Carl Eck
    Harry C. Eck, a former Baltimore & Ohio Railroad locomotive engineer who rose to become superintendent of locomotive operations and later, as a docent at the B&O Museum, shared his enthusiasm for railroading with visitors, died Saturday of pneumonia at...
  • Charlotte A. Voith, railroad worker

    Charlotte A. Voith, a Chessie System employee and longtime volunteer, died Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson of complications from a broken hip. The Northwood resident was 89. Charlotte Ann Schmidt was born in Baltimore and spent her early years in...
  • Dogs, guns and pies: All part of the job

    Melvin G. "Mel" Trimble Sr., a colorful and loquacious character I got to know some years ago, had one of the more interesting and necessary jobs with the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and with its successor company, Chessie System. It relied upon his...
  • Traffic: Accident on Route 295 south at Route 195

    Traffic: Accident on Route 295 south at Route 195
    As of 9 a.m., traffic was slow on Route 295 southbound at Route 195 in Anne Arundel County, due to an accident involving three vehicles. Debris in the road was slowing traffic on Falls Road near Shawan Road in Baltimore County. The Maryland Transit...
  • Old Line Museum celebrates Ma & Pa Railroad Month

    Old Line Museum celebrates Ma & Pa Railroad Month
    All rails, trails and highways will again this June lead to the Old Line in Delta, Pa., for the 37th annual presentation of Ma & Pa Railroad Month. The Old Line Museum, 602 Main St. in Delta, will present Ma & Pa Railroad Month each Sunday during June...
  • Honoring Harriet Tubman

    Honoring Harriet Tubman
    Harriet Tubman, Maryland's heroic conductor on the Underground Railroad and early leader for women's rights, may soon get the recognition she deserves if President Barack Obama accepts a proposal by Gov. Martin O'Malley, U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and...
  • Lutherville residents upset about possible rezoning at assisted-living center

    Lutherville residents upset about possible rezoning at assisted-living center
    I was fooled by the summer calm of old Lutherville, the Victorian village in Baltimore County that hides behind York Road, the Beltway and Interstate 83. On a cloudy morning, Lutherville's timeless homes seemed to be enjoying a July holiday, with abundant...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Port Deposit cleanup continues from fatal tanker crash and explosion

    Port Deposit cleanup continues from fatal tanker crash and explosion
    Port Deposit hopes to beef up traffic enforcement following Friday night's fatal crash and explosion of a loaded gasoline tanker truck. Repairs to utilities and other cleanup activities were largely wrapped up by Tuesday in the town after a tractor...
  • Walter Scott Brown, B&O civil engineer

    Walter Scott Brown, B&O civil engineer
    Walter Scott Brown, a retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad civil engineer whose career overseeing the railroad's infrastructure spanned nearly 40 years, died Monday at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville of complications from a fall he...