| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:37 PM
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...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:31 AM
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,...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 3:29 PM
The family of a 28-year-old man found fatally stabbed Friday behind a railroad car in Southwest Baltimore said they're struggling to understand why someone would take his life.
LaConte Mitchell, who worked security at Spring Grove Hospital Center, had...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:00 PM
I don't normally read the paper, but I did manage to read an article about Maryland's railroad crossings ("High risks at railroad crossings," June 5). I got the feeling that the purpose was to blame either the railroads or the state for crossing...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:39 PM
A column of smoke rose into the sky as firefighters raced to the scene of the train derailment. The earth heaved as an explosion rattled residents and pushed windowpanes from their frames. At least one tank car was on fire — no one was sure what...
| May 29, 2013
| 10:18 AM
As accidents go, few of recent memory have grabbed the region's attention like Tuesday's collision and explosion involving a CSX freight train and a trash truck in Rosedale. If Baltimoreans weren't close enough to hear the tooth-rattling blast, they...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:07 PM
My colleague, Candy Thomson, recently reported that a study will soon evaluate the structural condition and projected life left in the Bay Bridge, while also considering the possible addition of a third span to accommodate traffic demands that will soar...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:34 PM
The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad was, without doubt, the most important rail system in the Civil War's Eastern theater. There's hardly a pivotal battle or event during the four-year conflict in which the B&O didn't play at least some role.
| May 31, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Delta, in Southern York County, Pennsylvania, will soon be the place to be for Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad fans when the Old Line Museum continues its tradition of bringing this famous and well-loved rail line back to life and all of its former...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Widely used but little acknowledged, the railroad crossing at Hollins Ferry Road just outside the Baltimore Beltway in Halethorpe is an accident waiting to happen, according to the Federal Railroad Administration.
It almost claimed Colleen Zaccagnino...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Homes, offices and shops would sprout around Baltimore's Penn Station under a preliminary plan developed for Amtrak for the midtown site.
The national passenger railroad tapped Beatty Development, the Baltimore-based developer responsible for Harbor...
| May 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The Transportation Infrastructure Investment Act of 2013 will provide crucially needed funding for improving, expanding and building transportation projects throughout Maryland. Projects critical to continued economic growth throughout Central Maryland...