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  • Living with historical quirks in Havre de Grace

    Living with historical quirks in Havre de Grace
    Ron Browning enjoys showing off his historic Havre de Grace home to visitors, and when he has the room, they are invited to stay in his 1868 mansion-turned-bed-and-breakfast. Once the home of Harrison Hopkins of the Johns Hopkins family, Browning well...
  • Ma & Pa Railroad artifacts, photos, documents sought by preservation group

    Ma & Pa Railroad artifacts, photos, documents sought by preservation group
    A new effort is under way to preserve the history of the iconic Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad that ran through the heart of Harford County more than 50 years ago. A group responsible for the annual Maryland & Pennsylvania Month celebration in Delta,...
  • Marlin W. Gorman, GM supervisor

    Marlin W. Gorman, GM supervisor
    Marlin W. Gorman, a retired maintenance supervisor who was an ardent railroad fan, died Aug. 19 of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 84. The son of an electrician and a homemaker, Marlin Walker Gorman was born in Wilkensburg, Pa....
  • Weekend MARC service to be selling point for BWI

    Weekend MARC service to be selling point for BWI
    Weekend passenger train service will be a boon for travelers flying in and out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Airport officials welcomed last week's announcement by Gov. Martin O'Malley that weekend MARC train services...
  • Harford school board keeps two Fallston school projects as top priority

    Harford school board keeps two Fallston school projects as top priority
    After considerable debate Monday night, members of the Harford County Board of Education approved the school system's overall Capital Improvement Plan for the 2015 fiscal year, one that continues to give top priority to two Fallston area school projects...
  • Five questions for John Magness

    Five questions for John Magness
    Canton has traditionally been a blue-collar neighborhood, and for more than 100 years, the Canton Railroad Co. has been a part of that mix, moving freight for local industries and the port of Baltimore. Its locomotives are a familiar — and at times...
  • Bucher John Road to close July 17

    The State Highway Administration announced Thursday that Bucher John Road will be closed at the railroad crossing near Union Bridge beginning July 17. Maryland Midland Railway will be replacing the railroad crossing surface and installing new crossing...
  • Perryville Railroad Museum open Sundays; new Miss Farm Bureau crowned

    The Perryville Railroad Museum in the MARC train station is open on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free. The station has a working HO model layout of the Perryville WYE, numerous railroad artifacts on display, railroad history literature...
  • Perryville Railroad Museum Open on Sundays

    All aboard the Perryville Railroad Museum in the MARC train station. The museum is open on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free. They have a working HO model layout of the Perryville WYE, numerous railroad artifacts on display, railroad history...
  • Portion of Old Frederick Road to close for CSX maintenance

    Portion of Old Frederick Road to close for CSX maintenance
    CSX Railroad will begin routine maintenance construction on the railroad crossing at Old Frederick Road near the county line in Ellicott City. Work is expected to begin on or about Saturday, Aug. 10, and should be completed by Saturday, Aug. 17, weather...
  • Complaints about intermodal facility are unfounded

    Complaints about intermodal facility are unfounded
    I always find it amusing how people that buy into less desirable neighborhoods are quick to complain when the thing that made their home less wanted — and cheaper — gets even worse ("Study finds planned CSX transfer station could have negative...
  • Pancakes, Art Show, Bingo and Crab Feast [Perryville]

    All aboard the Perryville Railroad Museum in the MARC train station. The museum is open on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. and there's no admission charge. They have a working HO scale model layout of the Perryville railroad wye, numerous railroad artifacts...