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County Preparing To Commit To Future Improvements To WMSR Track Bed

April 22nd, 2019 by WCBC Radio

With the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad still viewed as one of the anchor tourist attractions in the region- and the newly renovated steam engine ready to roll this summer- the Allegany County Commissioners are preparing to commit to future improvements to the track bed. There have been issues with the train’s subterranean support in recent years including a landslide a few years ago.  Stabilizing the bedrock has been a priority. County Commissioner Creade Brodie Jr said it’s definitely going to become a focal point for the county…


2 Responses to “County Preparing To Commit To Future Improvements To WMSR Track Bed”

  1. April 22, 2019 at 8:46 am, joseph smith said:

    It is a waste of money.


  2. April 22, 2019 at 4:14 pm, Paolo Primavera said:

    Where are our leaders looking to do the quality work required in the trackbed? We have RR bridges that need repair too. Hey don’t we have a Railroad Company in town who should be the Experts, why don’t we work with them to get a great deal from a local known and proven company that hired locals who need jobs to both of our benfits. Nah that wouldn’t work it’s too logical. Let’s spend more money we don’t have, so we can raise taxes again. Doh!


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