Jul 7, 2011

One last chance to save Stewartstown Railroad

(YDR) Time seems to be running out for the Stewartstown Railroad.
Options to save and revive this wonderful piece of York County history are narrowing.
The railroad owes a $350,000 debt to the estate of George M. Hart, a train enthusiast who, unfortunately, left instructions in his will to collect the money he loaned the outfit.
Apparently, the estate's patience with efforts to repay the debt are nearing the end of the line. Officials with the estate said they planned to file for abandonment of the rail line, the first step to foreclosure on the railroad. Continued

Photo: Stewartstown locomotive shed (MDRails).