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W B & A Electric Railroad

1908-1935

 
 
W B & A Electric Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, July 22, 2010
1. W B & A Electric Railroad Marker
Inscription. WB&A Road was constructed on the right-of-way of the main line of the Washington, Baltimore & Annapolis Electric Railroad. Using the most advanced technology of the time, the high-speed line provided passenger and freight service between Baltimore and Washington with two branches serving Annaplis. It was instrumental in the opening of Camp Meade and transported troops during World War I.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 39° 8.088′ N, 76° 40.35′ W. Marker is in Seven, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is at the intersection of WB&A Road and Donaldson Avenue (Maryland Route 174), on the right when traveling north on WB&A Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Severn MD 21144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wesley Grove United Methodist Church (approx. 2.5 miles away); Harmans (approx. 3 miles away); St. Alban's Episcopal Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); World War 1917 (approx. 3.2 miles away); Recreation Acres (approx.
W B & A Electric Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, July 22, 2010
2. W B & A Electric Railroad Marker
Looking north up WB&A Road.
3.2 miles away); Defending the Chesapeake Bay (approx. 3.2 miles away); World War II (approx. 3.2 miles away); To All Who Served (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,145 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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