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Railway Transportation

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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Harford residents played major roles in Battle of Gettysburg

    Harford residents played major roles in Battle of Gettysburg
    In 2013, one can look online and see, via a live camera feed, the green fields of the Codori Farm outside Gettysburg, Pa. The only sound to be heard through the feed, which is provided through the http://www.earthcam.com website, is the whoosh of cars...
  • 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...
  • Richard C. Schneider, construction manager

    Richard C. Schneider, construction manager
    Richard C. "Dick" Schneider, a retired construction manager and railroad buff, died Aug. 7 of cancer at Hospice and Community Care of Mount Joy, Pa. He was 67. The son of a Defense Department worker and a registered nurse, Richard Carl Schneider was born...
  • Back Story: Book captures images of steam railroading

    Back Story: Book captures images of steam railroading
    Jeff Brouws and his wife, Wendy Burton, both photographers, spent the better part of a decade attending railroad swap meets and shows, and rummaging through boxes and stacks of photographs in search of images primarily from the age of steam railroading....
  • Board of Ed hears concerns about proposed school site in Hanover

    Board of Ed hears concerns about proposed school site in Hanover
    In testimony that they said represented the opinion of many within their community, several Elkridge residents spoke out at a Howard County Board of Education meeting Thursday night against a plan to buy land in Hanover's Oxford Square development as a...