The first New Freedom Station was built in the 1860s and later expanded. Passengers boarding trains here could go north to York and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania or south to Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C. It also connected with the . . . — — Map (db m131326) HM
Cabooses, also known as cabin cars, once traveled up and down the Pennsylvania Railroad, bringing up the rear of freight trains. They served many functions for the crew: office, workshop, observation platform, and living quarters.
The cabin car . . . — — Map (db m131327) HM
You may not feel like you're standing on top of a towering mountain, but this is the Northern Central Railway's highest point between York and Baltimore. That's how this spot got its name, Summit Grove. It's 827 feet above sea level.
The average . . . — — Map (db m125196) HM
New Freedom marked the junction of the Northern Central Railway and Stewartstown Railroad. Completed in 1885, the Stewartstown line was a seven and a half mile lifeline between the area's farmers and the big cities serviced by the NCR. Crops . . . — — Map (db m131330) HM