Ellicott City in Howard County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Turntable & Track
Ellicott City Station
The set of tracks leading into the east end of main depot depict the track layout between 1833 and 1863. The second set of tracks on the wooden bridge depicts a partially restored turntable used between 1863 and the 1890s. The B&O built the turntable to turn around local freight and passenger trains that ran between Baltimore and Ellicott’s Mills.
Location. 39° 16.036′ N, 76° 47.697′ W. Marker is in Ellicott City, Maryland, in Howard County. This marker is on the platform at the B&O Railroad Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3711 Maryland Avenue, Ellicott City MD 21043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ellicott City Station, 1831 (a few steps from this marker); To Preserve the Union (within shouting distance of this marker); The Phoenix Emporium (within shouting distance of this marker); Road Versus Rails (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); B&O Railroad Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Stone Tavern House (within shouting distance of this marker); “Great Panes” (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lauman House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ellicott City.
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 5, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.