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Box Lunch Talk: The Western Maryland Railroad Past and Present
September 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm| Free
Speaker: Jim Shriver
It was on June 15, 1861, that the blast of a train whistle was first heard in Westminster as the Western Maryland Railroad arrived in town. The presentation explores the development and history of the line, its impact on Carroll County and the state of Maryland, and it place in the era of America’s railroad expansion.