Tag: CSX trains

Maryland Reapplies for Howard Street Tunnel Expansion Money

An archived image of the tunnel at Camden Station, Courtesy Library of Congress

Generally speaking, Port Covington stole the most attention this year among Baltimore’s potentially transformative development projects. However, the expansion of the 1.7-mile Howard Street Tunnel was not far behind, and it still remains the project that could arguably have the greatest effect on Baltimore’s economic role relative to the rest of the country.

Victims Tweeted Before Crash, UPDATE: Death Caused by Asphyxia

“Levitating,” Rose Mayr tweeted before the crash. The picture shows the girls’ feet dangling over the bridge.

The two college students who were tragically killed in the train derailment in Ellicott City late Monday night left tweets from the bridge over Main Street where they were before the crash.  Rose Mayr and Elizabeth Nass, both 19-year-old college students and 2010 graduates of Mt. Hebron High, were enjoying a summer evening on the bridge.

“Drinking on top of the Ellicott City sign,” Nass tweeted before the crash.