The Walkersville Southern Railroad, Walkersville, Maryland

John Cowgill: Stories of the Railroad

The Walkersville Southern Railroad in Walkersville, Maryland.

Have you ever heard of the small town of Walkersville, Maryland? You have never heard of the town of Walkersville, Maryland? If you have never heard of this town, you are in the majority. There are probably people who live nearby who have never heard of this town. It is a very remote town with the only major route is Maryland Route 194 which passes on the outside of the town and not through the center as many major routes tend to do in this present day.

The Train at the Station.

So what is here in the town of Walkersville?

Number 1

This small town was once a stop on the Pennsylvania Railroad that served Frederick which is just south of here. The line changed ownership to the Penn Central Railroad, and, years later, service to Frederick was discontinued. The line was…

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