Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad Depot

Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad Depot (HMWY4)

Location: Frostburg, MD 21532 Allegany County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 39.462', W 78° 55.418'

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As seen on the right, the Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad Depot at Frostburg was constructed in 1891. The depot served as a passenger and freight station enroute between Cumberland, Maryland down the rich coal-mining region of Georges Creek to Piedmont, West Virginia. The "Old Depot" now serves as the terminus of the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad. Depicted on the left of this 1908 C&P Depot view is the Tunnel Hotel. The hotel was constructed about 1888. It was a stopover and provided inexpensive accommodations for those desiring a less "fashionable" hostelry. At times, the Tunnel Hotel was characterized by an unsavory reputation. In the early 1920s during Prohibition, and although officially vacant, the site maintained a large moonshining enterprise.
HM NumberHMWY4
Placed ByMountain Maryland Trails, Maryland State Highway Administration's National Recreational Trails Program
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 3:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 678127 N 4391826
Decimal Degrees39.65770000, -78.92363333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 39.462', W 78° 55.418'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 39' 27.72" N, 78° 55' 25.08" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 241 Great Allegheny Passage, Frostburg MD 21532, US
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