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Railway Transportation

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  • New book on Ma & Pa Railroad is a definitive work on 'America's favorite short line'

    New book on Ma & Pa Railroad is a definitive work on 'America's favorite short line'
    Once upon a time, not so very long ago, a train meandered over 77 miles of track between Baltimore and York, Pa., crossing Harford County from the Cardiff quarry district in the north to Fallston and Baldwin in the west as part of that journey....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Towson photographer's work chronicled grittier side of life in Baltimore

    Towson photographer's work chronicled grittier side of life in Baltimore
    During the recent hoopla over the auction of the late A. Aubrey Bodine's photographs from The Baltimore Sun's archives, John W. McGrain, a Towson historian and photographer, quietly issued a book this fall of his Baltimore photographs that date to the...
  • Scrabble at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Another Way to See It Laughter Club. Mondays, 9 a....
  • County Council accepts donation of Short Line Railway in Catonsville

    The Baltimore County Council voted Monday to accept the donation of the Short Line Railroad property from the Catonsville Rails to Trails, ensuring that county will sustain the former railroad as a walking and biking trail for years to come. "That's...
  • I've been working on the railroad

    Thanks to the generosity of a friend and colleague, my son Nick and I recently came into a rather nice train set. I hesitate to refer to the railroad paraphernalia as toys, though that's exactly what it is for Nick and I, because model railroading is a...
  • Baltimore's reconstructed railroad station opened 100 years ago this week

    Baltimore's reconstructed railroad station opened 100 years ago this week
    The doors of Baltimore's new Union Station, now Pennsylvania Station, swung open a century ago this week to welcome enthusiastic crowds of Baltimoreans, travelers and gawkers alike. Its completion was considered a great civic triumph after years of...
  • Traffic: No major accidents on Baltimore area roads

    As of 9 a.m. Monday, there were no major accidents on Baltimore area roads. The Maryland Transit Administration is advising patrons that there will be delays to the Central Maryland light rail line due to an incident Monday morning in which a...
  • R. George Hopkins, funeral director

    R. George Hopkins, funeral director
    R. George Hopkins, a retired Anne Arundel County funeral director who filled his lawn each year at Christmas with handmade decorations he created and his basement with admirers of his model railroad empire, died Dec. 6 of cancer at Baltimore Washington...
  • Rocks from rail overpass damage 15 cars on beltway in Lansdowne

    About 15 vehicles driving on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in southwestern Baltimore County were damaged Monday night after hundreds of rocks from a railroad overpass fell onto the busy highway, according to Maryland State Police. No injuries were...
  • Flood cresting lower, earlier

    Flood cresting lower, earlier
    Officials in Port Deposit said Saturday that 30 floodgates remained open at the Conowingo Dam as water steadily receded, though the town remained under its mandatory evacuation. "It's looking a lot better than yesterday," said Mike Dixon, Cecil County...