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Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station Open House
August 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pmFree
S.S. B&O R.R. Station Open House, Sat., 8/3/19, 10 am-3 pm, Free!
8100 Ga. Ave. at Sligo, All On Board! All Ages!
Real Train Spotting, Toy Train Play Set, Permanent Model Train Display,
Kid’s Toy Engine to Ride, Videos, including “Next Stop Silver Spring,”
Gift Shop, Refreshments. View glowing B&O R.R. Drumhead Medallion!
Experience 1945 when Station was built on its Victorian moorings!
See President Harry Truman & Wife Bess on B&O R.R. Train Bidding Farewell
to S.S. in 1953: Ara Mesrobian Photo, 1924-2019; & Truman’s life-sized cut-out figure.
Enjoy Station Agent Bob Davis’s R.R. Photos displayed, commencing when Davis took photos
at 16 with his Brownie Camera in the 1940s!
Co-Hosted by Montgomery Preservation & Silver Spring Historical Society.
Photos Courtesy of SSHS, “Historic Silver Spring,” P. 72, & MPI.