Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad Historical Society

Summer 2006
Timetable Supplement

From the Scenes From Ma & Pa Country - THEN & NOW
Stirrup Run and England Trestle Areas
Harford County, Maryland
by Rudy Fischer

The following are color images of several vintage photographs which appeared in black and white in the article. Also included are four additional bonus color shots taken at those locations. Due to space limitations, they were not included in the article.

 

THEN Photograph # 1 (taken December 1958, by Thomas Brown):
See detailed caption on Page 26 in Summer 2006 Timetable.
This photograph comes from the collection of C. Stewart Rhine.


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Bonus Photograph # 1 (taken December 1958, by Thomas Brown):
This shot was taken just minutes after THEN photograph # 1 and when diesel 70 with the same northbound scrap train was only a few hundred feet south of Stirrup Trestle # 328. The photographer is standing near Rocks Road with his camera aimed to the northwest.


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THEN Photograph # 2-A Stirrup Run Trestle (taken in January or February 1958 by Richard E. Bradley):
See detailed caption on Page 27 in Summer 2006 Timetable.


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THEN Photograph # 2-B Stirrup Run Trestle (taken in January or February 1958 by Richard E. Bradley):
See detailed caption on Page 28 in Summer 2006 Timetable.


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THEN Photograph # 3 Stirrup Run Trestle (taken in January or February 1958 by Richard E. Bradley):
See detailed caption on Page 29 in Summer 2006 Timetable.


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THEN Photograph # 4 Stirrup Run Trestle (taken in January or February 1958 by Richard E. Bradley):
See detailed caption on Page 31 in Summer 2006 Timetable.


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THEN Photograph # 5 Stirrup Run Trestle (taken in January or February 1958 by Richard E. Bradley):
See detailed caption on Page 32 in Summer 2006 Timetable.


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Bonus Photograph # 2 (taken in January or February 1958 by Richard E. Bradley):
This nice low-angle track level shot was taken facing north at the south end and west side of Stirrup Run Trestle # 328.


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Bonus Photograph # 3 (taken in January or February 1958 by Richard E. Bradley):
This shot was taken facing south near the bottom of the north earth embankment of Stirrup Run Trestle # 328. Almost the entire west side of the 12 degree curved structure is visible. One of the two large steel girders that span North Stirrup Run is also seen, along with parts of the two wood bents that are located at both ends of the beam.


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Bonus Photograph # 4 (taken in January or February 1958 by Richard E. Bradley):
This below track level close-up shot was taken facing south. In this slide, Dick Bradley took advantage of the afternoon sun from the west to document interesting details of the last two bent sections at the south end of Stirrup Run trestle # 328, and also how those bents were notched into the earth embankment.


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THEN Photograph # 7-A England Trestle (taken in January or February 1958 by Richard E. Bradley):
See detailed caption on Page 35 in Summer 2006 Timetable.


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THEN Photograph # 7-B England Trestle (taken in January or February 1958 by Richard E. Bradley):
See detailed caption on Page 34 in Summer 2006 Timetable.


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