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Heritage: York & Maryland Line Railroad, Northern Central Railway

CT 1000, 1945: Eastern Region, Central Pennsylvania Division, Maryland Division, Northern Central Railway

Maryland Division ETT, 1954: Eastern Region, Maryland Division, Northern Central Branch

Glen Rock was a base for helper engines to assist eastbound trains up the hill to New Freedom (usually an H9 class). Important industries were the Glen Rock Mill -- built as a woolen mill and converted to a flour mill, American Machine and Foundry, and J. F. & H. O. Neuhaus farm equipment.

Glen Rock 1902Glen Rock in 1902.

Valuation Maps

PRR.NC.v2.PA 007 1922 MP42 Glen Rock M001351

PRR.NC.v2.PA-007_1922_MP42_-_Glen_Rock (PRRT&HS)

PRR.NC.v2.PA 007 1948 MP42 Glen Rock M011154

PRR.NC.v2.PA-007_1948_MP42_-_Glen_Rock (PRRT&HS)

 

Sanborn Maps (1913)

Glen Rock1913 sheet02 Glen Rock1913 sheet03 Glen Rock1913 sheet04

 

Order is south to north. Distance from Baltimore (passenger station)...

J. F. & H. O. Neuhaus (MP 40.6)

Farm equipment business.

Public Delivery (MP 40.7)

Coleman Enterprise Co. and American Machine & Foundry Co. (MP 40.8)

Station (MP 40.8)

Glen Rock 1900sA stunning shot of Glen Rock in the 1900s. A standard passenger shelter is seen at the left with a tower in the distance.
Glen Rock  

 

Glen Manufacturing Co. (MP 41.1)