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WMSR Awarded for DDC Window Contest

June 20th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad recently was awarded $750 as a result of a Downtown Development Commission sponsored window decoration contest. The money will be put to marketing and promotion, however given the ridership numbers and brisk ticket sales for the many special events, it seems as though the local tourist train is already one of the more popular attractions in the region. Wes Heinz, railroad CEO, has entered his second year at the helm and since arriving any number of attractions have been added including: the Ice Cream Train, Pumpkin Patch Run, Spring Fling, Moonlight on the Mountain, Dinner Trains, Hands on the Throttle and the Frostburg Flyer. This on top of the already wildly popular Polar Express Christmas season runs has tourism dollars flowing in…