Overlea Waiting Station

Overlea Waiting Station (HM1JHM)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21206 Baltimore County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 21.418', W 76° 31.706'

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The first streetcar service to Overlea began on July 14, 1903. Overlea and many other Baltimore suburbs developed when streetcar lines were extended from downtown. These lines allowed workers to live away from the noise and crowds of the city and commute rapidly to and from their jobs in city offices of factories. Soon after the completion of the Overlea streetcar line, hundreds of houses and cottages were built on streets off Belair Road.

The Overlea Waiting Station was built in 1917 at the turnaround of the Number 15 Belair streetcar line. Waiting stations were found on nearly all suburban streetcar lines but most are gone. The Overlea Waiting Station served passengers and crews through the end of the streetcar era.
Placed ByThe Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 5:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 368314 N 4357504
Decimal Degrees39.35696667, -76.52843333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 21.418', W 76° 31.706'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 21' 25.08" N, 76° 31' 42.36" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6858-6898 U.S. 1, Baltimore MD 21206, US
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