The railroad had just two more years to exist. He wrote that at Brown Station, there was an 11-car siding and a passing track. No mention was made of any buildings, although that was not unusual since he didn't mention some other buildings along the way.
: You can look up the Chesapeake Beach Railway
: online and email them about the photos, but
: I don't think there are any. Brown Station
: was a whistle stop, and there may have been
: a platform or a hut, but very long ago. The
: Right of Way (ROW) goes to Brown Road very
: close to Brown Station Road in that little
: patch of woods on the north side of Brown
: Road. If you look at Bing maps, in the
: birdseye view, you can see the ROW tracking
: southeast through the farms and coming
: through that patch of woods I just
: described, east of Lantana. So Brown Station
: Road indeed took people to Brown Station.
: The ROW continues southeast through the jail
: property on Dille Drive, and comes out onto
: Old Marlboro Pike just west of Brown Station
: Road, before you get to Starting Gate. The
: ROW appears as a line on the map, and also
: as a line of trees. Maryland National
: Capital Park and Planning Commission owns
: most of the right of way today.
: Maybe you might be able to unearth a photo
: and share it. Mrs. Harriet Stout is the
: curator of the museum. She knows just about
: everything there is to know about the
: railway. I learned a lot from her.
: --Previous Message--
: Are there any photo's of the old brown
: stop on the chesapeake railroad? Can anyone
: identify where exactly this stop stood on
: brown rd?
: Thanks for the help!
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