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Railway Transportation

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  • Harriet Tubman visitor center: a good first step

    Harriet Tubman visitor center: a good first step
    Harriet Tubman was one tough lady. She escaped slavery, fleeing an Eastern Shore plantation. She was a leader in the Underground Railroad, traveling at night under the North Star — probably along the Choptank River — hiding at safe houses...
  • Man falls to his death from CSX railroad bridge over Susquehanna River

    A man fell to his death from the CSX railroad bridge across the Susquehanna River Monday in what police are calling a work-related accident. Around 2:10 p.m. Monday, a man fell about 90 feet from the bridge onto Garrett Island in Cecil County,...
  • Delays of up to 55 minutes on MARC trains

    Delays of up to 55 minutes on MARC trains
    The Maryland Transit Administration warned MARC train patrons to expect delays to train service on the Penn, Brunswick and Camden lines on Wednesday following Tuesday's earthquake, as crews work to restore full service. According to the MTA website,...
  • Old Catonsville: Catonsville connection to healing community for women in Baltimore

    Old Catonsville: Catonsville connection to healing community for women in Baltimore
    Though the facility is in the Irvington community of Baltimore, this amazing place just down the road has some significant connections to our community. The Samaritan Women, 602 S. Chapel Gate Lane, provides a healing community to help women recover from...
  • Arbutus Library gives patrons a glimpse of history

    Arbutus Library gives patrons a glimpse of history
    Just past the double doors at the entrance of the Arbutus Library, visitors are greeted by a huge black-and-white photograph of the Thomas Viaduct from the middle of the 20th century. It's one of 11 historical photographs positioned around the library...
  • Penn Station's architect designed terminals in Hoboken, Scranton

    I repeated a blooper in my recent column on the 100th anniversary of Baltimore's Pennsylvania Station that was caught by a sharp-eyed Roland Park resident and lawyer, John C. Murphy, who comes from a family of Baltimore architects. I had stated with...
  • Md. Holocaust survivors take rail fight to Congress

    Md. Holocaust survivors take rail fight to Congress
    It wasn't until Ellen Lightman began to take care of her mother in her final years that she learned that the frail woman used her nightly prayers to whisper words of their family's painful past. "Every night, she prayed that the last few seconds of her...
  • Elkridge: Grace Episcopal to mark 100th anniversary of consecration Sunday, Oct. 9

    Grace Episcopal Church is celebrating the 100th anniversary of consecration of the stone church located at Brumbaugh and Main Streets. To commemorate this event as part of its legacy, Grace Epsicopal will host a combined Festival Eucharist Sunday, Oct....
  • 100 Years Ago: Dawn of the automobile age put animals used for transportation on the market

    100 Years Ago More horse power "Horses, Mares, Mules; Sold for Want of Use" was the headline of an ad in the Times: " 10 Mares, 15 Horses, 2 Mares in foal, 5 Top Wagons, 2 Trucks, lot of harnesses will be sold regardless of cost. 20 Days guarantee with...
  • Medical bungling most likely killed Garfield

    Baltimoreans were astonished to find resting on their porches and steps early on the morning of July 3, 1881, an "Extra" edition of The Baltimore Sun. This was a first time in The Sun's 44-year history that the paper had been printed on a Sunday, and...
  • 50 Years Ago: Hearing set for breaking early-morning quiet in Catonsville

    An article in the Sept. 7, 1961, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on a hearing for a man accused of shattering the stillness at the start of a work week. A 49-year-old Westminster man, Henry M. Vehstedt, will be given a hearing...
  • Whistle stop

    Anyone who has been around long enough to hear the storied history of Aberdeen can attest that if it weren't for the railroads, the city wouldn't be what it is today. Long before there was an Aberdeen Proving Ground, there were train stations in...