Eckhart Branch Railroad

Eckhart Branch Railroad

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Eckhart Branch Railroad is a historic railroad that operated in Maryland. The company was a subsidiary of the Maryland Mining Company of Eckhart Mines, Maryland. The railroad operated from 1846 to 1870, when it was absorbed into the Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad. The Maryland Mining Company (MMC) was incorporated in Maryland on March 12, 1829. The company built the railroad from Eckhart to Wills Creek, a length of 9 miles (14 km), and later extended the line as the Potomac Wharf Branch, totalling 14 miles (23 km). The railroad was acquired by the Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad (C&P) in 1870.
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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135963384
  • 9786135963380