The Society

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Our Archives

The collection of artifacts in possession of the Society is in a fireproof safe on the premises of HobbyTown USA at 454 Prospect Blvd. A display case exhibits some of the artifacts. The archives are available to members to examine during store hours. Please arrange with Richard Benjamin at HobbyTown USA (301-694-7395) for access.

Some items in the collection include:

  • Photographs
  • Timetables
  • Maps and Charts
  • Badges and Awards
  • Tickets & Receipts
  • Correspondence
  • News Stories
  • Hardware


The following are outlines of slideshow presentations made on behalf of the Hagerstown and Frederick Railway.

Frederick News Post Articles

Other Resources:

Resources on Other Sites

Footage and Videos:

  • Frederick County: A Crossroads of History . Videocassette. Maryland Public Television , 1998. ~60 min.
  • The H&F Railway: Trolleys Through the Heart of Maryland . Videocassette. C.J. Trolleys, 1994. 30 min.
  • Nostalgic Trolley Tour: The Southern States . Videocassette. Mark I Video, 1992. 30 min.
  • Nostalgic Trolley Tour: The Southern States, Volume II . Videocassette. Mark I Video, 1996. 30 min.
  • Three Electric Lines . Videocassette. Railroad Audio-Film Service: Electric Series, 1987. 15 min.
  • Trolleys Through the Heart of Maryland . Videocassette. Carroll Community Television, undated. ~54 min.
  • Traction Action.  Videocassette/DVD.  Railroad Video Productions.  60 min.
  • Untitled. 8mm. Kaw Valley Films, Inc. 1940. 15 min.
  • Western Maryland Railway – (other data tba).

Local Museums & Historical Societies:

Non-H&F Trolley Related:

Local Railroad History: