bo rr: Exhibit at Historical Society Good Enough to Eat! - 09/25/12 04:43 AM
It's been a while since I actually got to mount an exhibit, and thanks to the hammer I always carry in my trunk, and the work done earlier with the Delaware Historical Society, I got to hang up the pictures and captions on 2 of the panels in the current exhibit done by the Historical Society in cooperation with the Friends of The Furness Railroad District. Exhibit information on Frank Furness and his B& O Stations in Delaware and Maryland can be seen at  the Delaware Historical Society website.
This is the 100th anniversary of the death of Philadelphia architect, Frank Furness, and our Wilmington … (2 comments)

bo rr: Model Train Layouts In Delaware Valley Highlighted - 10/28/10 05:24 AM
Model train layouts in private homes are highlighted in a month-long event running from October 30 to November 30. What is possibly the largest event of its kind covers Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland. Complete information is on the Model Train website http://www.modelrailroadopenhouse.com/
The picture here is one I took at a celebration in Ellicott City, Maryland.  The B&O Railroad Museum: Ellicott City Station is the oldest surviving railroad station in America, and was the original terminus of the first 13 miles of commercial railroad in the country.  See my previous post on the Frank Furness designed Baltimore and Ohio … (2 comments)

bo rr: Historic Train Station in Wilmington, Delaware Hosts Train Buffs - 10/26/10 05:21 AM
    
Last week, I walked up the Christina River Riverwalk towards the Amtrak station and downtown Wilmington. It was a big day for our Friends of the Furness Railroad District. We were hosting the Baltimore and Ohio RR Historical Society, which brought 2 busloads of conventioneers from Baltimore to visit the Wilmington & Western RR steam train, and the waterfront turn of the 20th century B&O Water St. station, which has been restored by ING (which explains the big orange ball)
    
The restoration of this building (which is part of the Furness RR District which also includes  the Pennsylvania … (2 comments)

 
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