Mar 9, 2011

Remembering the MA&PA Railroad

(Aegis) ... The most accommodating railroad men in the world must have worked on the Ma and Pa. They would wait for regular passengers and they could be flagged down at almost any spot to pick up more travelers. The engineers and the firemen always waved to us and often treated us to an extra toot on the diesel's horn or an ear-splitting blast on the steam whistle when the freights went by with throttle wide open. That meant, of course, that the Ma and Pa was hurtling along at 20 miles an hour on the down grade. Continued

Photo: MA&PA Railroad, Forrest Hill, Maryland by unknown photographer (MDRails).