Walkersville Southern Railroad
There are many venues in the Baltimore area for kids to discover railroad history and contemporary railroading through museums, train excursions, safe train watching or model railroading.
Larry Braun, a woodworker for Walkersville Southern Railroad, finds his work hard and unpredictable, but rewarding.
An 82-year-old steam engine is riding the rails for the first time in decades in Frederick County.
Jamie Haislip has gone from playing with model trains as a youngster to working with a 44-ton railroad engine as an adult.
Walkersville station serves 13,000 passengers a year, not for long-distance travel, but for excursions along its four-mile track between Walkersville and Frederick.