Railroad spikes recovered from Myersville


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Object Type

Track Component

H&FRHS Catalog ID

18.02.03, 04

Location

Myersville, MD

Credit Line

Dick & Gloria Phelps

Dimensions

1.5" x 1.25" x 5.5"

Storage Location

Hobbytown USA Window Exhibit

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Details

These spikes were recovered with the rail and tie plate during a public works project in Myersville around the site of the H&F Freight Station, now the Myersville Memorial Park.

Both spikes are 5.5″ length spikes in contrast to the 6″ spikes used more frequently on modern railroads.