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Stewartstown Railroad group provides ‘new voice for an old friend’

One of the original rails remains on the old Stewartstown Railroad bed. Background posts: Stewartstown Railroad: ‘Truly a unique entity in the state, and possibly, the nation’ and ‘Yesteryears’ southern York County sites.

Doug Winemiller is one of the leading preservationists working to get the Stewartstown Railroad operating again.

In past e-mails, he’s noted that many of the original rails are still in place on the line, a shortline that hauled agricultural products between Stewartstown and points east with the Northern Central Railroad at New Freedom.

He included a photo to prove his point… .

Winemiller’s preservation group, Friends of the Stewartstown Railroad , are renewing repair work on the station, concentrating on the old building’s roof. (Click here to see the work calendar.)

They truly are striving to live up to their motto: “A new voice for an old friend.”
For photos of the railroad, click here.

To read what is was like to ride on the railroad, which ceased excursion service on a few years ago, click here.