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MARC Train #286

 
 
MARC Train #286 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 19, 2019
1. MARC Train #286 Marker
Inscription.  In memory of the passengers & crew of MARC Train # 286 who perished at this site on February 16, 1996, and to the heroic actions of those who aided in the rescue effort.

Carlos Byrd
Diana Hanvichid
Claudius Kessoon
Thomas Loatman
James Major
Lakeisha Marshall
Richard Orr
James Quillen
Karis Rudder
Dante Swain
Michael Woodson

 
Erected 1996 by Douglas M. Duncan, County Executive; Gail H. Ewing, County Council President.
 
Location. 38° 59.993′ N, 77° 2.404′ W. Marker is in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on 16th Street (Maryland Route 390) south of Lyttonsville Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8600 16th Street, Silver Spring MD 20910, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Original Federal Boundary Stone North (approx. ¼ mile away); Confederate Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Silver Spring in the Civil War (was approx. 0.4 miles away but
MARC Train #286 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 19, 2019
2. MARC Train #286 Marker
has been reported missing. ); Jubal Early’s Raid on Washington (was approx. 0.4 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Xeriscape Demonstration Project (approx. 0.4 miles away); Modern Banking (approx. 0.6 miles away); 24-Hour Service (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Spring.
 
Regarding MARC Train #286. The MARC is the Maryland Area Regional Commuter train which provides service for commuters in the Baltimore-Washington region.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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