Hancock in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Siding and Packing House Site
Western Maryland Rail Trail
Nearby is a structure used to load materials onto the siding track. The structure has a fold down ramp which would extend over a rail car. A truck would back onto the ramp and unload the cargo onto the train. This fold down ramp could have been used for sand, coal, crushed stone or agricultural grain.
Erected by Western Maryland Rail Trail.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars.
Location. 39° 41.777′ N, 78° 11.359′ W. Marker is in Hancock, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from South Pennsylvania Avenue south of West Main Street (Maryland Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hancock MD 21750, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); The Tonoloways (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hancock's Orchard Industry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Joseph Hancock, Jr. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hancock (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Coombe (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hancock United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Hancock (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hancock.
Also see . . .
1. Western Maryland Rail Trail. Hancock Maryland Chamber of Commerce (Submitted on July 26, 2016.)
2. Western Maryland Rail Trail. State of Maryland Department of Natural Resources (Submitted on July 26, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2016, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2016, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.