Western Maryland Rail TrailA siding track, two and one half miles long, ran through the town of Hancock. This track allowed local businesses to load and off load materials and supplies. Typical materials included lumber, timber, agricultural supplies, sand, coal, aggregate and building supplies. This siding track enabled local business and industry to prosper and develop a regional market.
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|Placed By||Western Maryland Rail Trail|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 740996 N 4397825|
|Decimal Degrees||39.69628333, -78.18931667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 41.777', W 78° 11.359'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 41' 46.62" N, 78° 11' 21.54" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||301, 240|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near Western Maryland Rail Trail, Hancock MD 21750, US|
|Alternative Maps||Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap|