Ma & Pa Heritage Trail
The loss of the mail contract and the growth in the use of automobiles doomed the rail service. Mail and passenger service ended in 1954 and freight services ended in 1958. Some Pennsylvania sections remained in use until 1978.
Location. 39° 31.614′ N, 76° 22.055′ W. Marker is in Bel Air, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker can be reached from Ma & Pa Heritage Trail. Touch for map. Marker is about midway on this 4 mile section of the trail. Marker is in this post office area: Bel Air MD 21014, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ma & Pa Railroad (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Ma & Pa Heritage Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); Daybreak by Richard Goldsborough Brink (approx. 0.4 miles away); Heavenly Waters Cemetery
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 165 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 11, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2. submitted on September 15, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.