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The Short Line Trail History

The Short Line Trail History

  Short Line Railroad History – The Short Line Railroad ran from St. Agnes Station (present day Loudon Park), on the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad (B&P, now Amtrak), to Catonsville — a distance of about 3.5 miles. The railroad would pass through the lands of J. B. Brinkley, near Loudon Park Cemetery Seemuiler and Beechfield […]

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Students From The 2011 Kaleidscope! Arts Camp Restore Streetcar Mural

Students From The 2011 Kaleidscope! Arts Camp Restore Streetcar Mural

Congratulations to the Teens from Kaleidoscope! Arts Camp for restoring the mural on the #8 Streetcar Path in West Catonsville.  The 20’ high mural depicts the Catonsville Junction in the 1940s at the intersection of Dutton and Edmondson Avenues and features a full-sized streetcar waiting next to the Caton Tavern (now the Junction 7-Eleven). The […]

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UMBC Fraternity volunteer on Short Line Trail

UMBC Fraternity volunteer on Short Line Trail

Thanks to members of UMBC’s Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity for painting the guard rails along Shady Nook Rd. on September 12, 2012.  Special thanks to George Brookhart of Maryland Residential Realty for sponsoring this event by funding the paint, brushes and pizza.

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Trail Cleanup Projects – Development and Maintenance

Trail Cleanup Projects – Development and Maintenance

  CRTT Clean Up Projects 2013 Spring Clean Up Days to be Announced Feb. 23, 2013 Volunteers are always needed on our trail systems which include the #8 Streetcar Path, the Short Line Railroad Trail and the #9 Trolley Trail.  CRTT works with volunteer groups to provide meaningful, productive volunteer activities.  Here are a few […]

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