Howard County, Maryland

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Chestnut Hill B&O E. of town near Patapsco River Tn rr 1902 in use stone portals CSX Union Dam Tunnel

Elkridge

B&O

on site

P

rr

 

in use

wood

CSX

waiting shelter, MARC

Ellicott City

B&O

Main St./Maryland Ave.

C

museum

1830-31

in use

stone

CSX

restored, two-story, Historic Ellicott City B&O Railroad Station Museum, on National Register, Field checked 6/12

Ellicott City

B&O

8004-8026 Main St.

M

  business

 

in use

  stone

CSX

3 story Patapsco Hotel, original passenger stop from 1831-1856, Field checked 6/12

Ellicott City

B&O

next to depot

F

museum

1885 

in use

  brick

CSX

Historic Ellicott City B&O Railroad Station Museum, Field checked 6/12

Ellicott City

B&O

just north of depot, over Tiber Branch

B

rr

1829-30

  in use

stone

CSX

portion of Oliver Viaduct, originally 3 arches, steel overpass replaced two arches in 1931, Field checked 6/12

Ellicott City Baltimore Traction Co.? in river IB abandoned 1899 gone stone none piers of former trolley bridge, Field checked 6/12
Ellicott City Baltimore Traction Co.? Oella/Frederick IP? business   gone stone none two story, may have served as trolley depot, Field checked 6/12

Ilchester

B&O

next to Patapsco River bridge

Tn

rr

1902-03

in use

brick/concrete portals

CSX

Ilchester Tunnel, 1404.2', Field checked 6/12

Ilchester

B&O

once spanned Patapsco River

B

abandoned

1829

gone

stone

none

Patterson viaduct, 4 stone arches, mostly destroyed by 1868 flood, only end abutments remain, in 2006 footbridge added, Field checked 6/12

Ilchester

B&O

Patapsco River

B

rr

1902

in use

steel

CSX

Pratt through truss (155'), through girder (273'), on National Register, Field checked 6/12

Lees B&O   Cd abandoned   in use concrete CSX coaling station lying on its side in brush

Savage

B&O

Little Patuxent River, off Foundry Rd.

B

county park road use

1869

gone

steel

none

restored Bollman Truss, two 80' spans, originally on B&O Main line, relocated to spur in 1887, on National register, Field checked 6/12

Sykesville Tunnel B&O .5 mi. west of Sykesville (Carroll Co.) Tn rr 1903 in use stone portals CSX Sykesville Tunnel, 240'

Watersville

B&O

Patapsco River

B

rr

1903

in use

steel

CSX

through girder

Watersville

B&O

west of town, Patapsco River/road

B

rr

1901

in use

stone

CSX

double arch bridge

Woodstock

B&O

SE of town, Davis Branch

B

rr

1831

in use

stone

CSX

stone arch

Woodstock

B&O

SE of town, Patapsco River

B

rr

1906

in use

steel

CSX

3 span deck girder

Woodstock

B&O

SE of town along Patapsco River, on abandoned row NE of Davis Tunnel

B

abandoned

1830s

aband.

stone

none

single stone arch

Woodstock

B&O

west of town

B

rr

c. 1830

in use

stone

CSX

single stone arch

Woodstock

B&O

about 1.5 mi. west of town

B

rr

c. 1830

in use

stone

CSX

single stone arch

Woodstock B&O SE of town along Patapsco River Tn rr   in use stone portals CSX Davis Tunnel, 500'

Compiled by M. J. Camp, Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

 

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