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Near Barnesville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Barnesville Station

Dedicated October 8, 1977

 
 
Barnesville Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 25, 2009
1. Barnesville Station Marker
Inscription.  Built about 1930 as the first metering station for the Washington area gas supply, this building was saved from imminent destruction by concerned citizens dedicated to both the preservation of the visible past and revitalization of the railroad. On February 16, 1977 it travelled 23 miles by road from Rockville to begin a new existence as the Barnesville railroad station. Its rescue and renovation were made possible by:

Montgomery County
Washington Gas Light Company
Town of Barnesville
Chessie System
Montgomery County Committee
of the
Maryland Historical Trust
Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company
Commuters, Townspeople, Railroad Enthusiasts

 
Location. 39° 12.58′ N, 77° 22.956′ W. Marker is near Barnesville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Bealsville Road (State Highway 109) just south of Hillrise Lane, on the right when traveling south. Located at the east bound Barnesville MARC Station. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dickerson MD 20842, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
Barnesville Station image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 25, 2009
2. Barnesville Station
The brick building was located in Rockville and used by the local gas company before relocation here as a train station.
. Barnesville (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Barnesville (approx. 0.8 miles away); Historic Site (approx. 2.2 miles away); African American Soldiers from Montgomery County (approx. 2.3 miles away); Equestrian Heritage (approx. 2.4 miles away); Brewer Farmstead (approx. 2.4 miles away); Chesapeake and Ohio Aqueduct (approx. 2.6 miles away); Washington's Farm (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barnesville.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Train Station and East Bound Track image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 25, 2009
3. Train Station and East Bound Track
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 835 times since then and 43 times this year. Last updated on September 17, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 27, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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