Original Artwork Used in Documentary Production: Car 35 Derails

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Object Type


H&FRHS Catalog ID


Date or Period


Credit Line

Elizabeth Duke

Earliest Known Owner

Carroll James

Storage Location

Flat File Cabinet


An hand-drawn piece of artwork used in the production of “The H&F: Trolleys Through the Heart of Maryland” documentary by Carroll James.  The art is not signed.  The image is screen used and original.

This scene was drawn to show Car #35 derailing and breaking power poles while descending the mountain during an account of the infamous South Mountain Wreck at Mount Lena on January 26, 1936.  The car derailed right at present day Crystal Falls Drive and Old Trolley Lane.