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Baltimore & Potomac Interlocking Tower, Adjacent to AMTRAK railroad tracks in block bounded by Howard Street, Jones Falls Expressway, Maryland Avenue & Falls Road, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Baltimore & Potomac Interlocking Tower, Adjacent to AMTRAK railroad tracks in block bounded by Howard Street, Jones Falls Expressway, Maryland Avenue & Falls Road, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

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Summary

Significance: The tower is part of the Baltimore's Pennsylvania Station terminal complex, which represented the peak of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company's development in Baltimore. The tower's design, construction, and associated machinery are representative of railroad engineering practices and interlocking signal technology in the early twentieth century.
Survey number: HAER MD-163

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States39.29038, -76.61219
Google Map of 39.2903848, -76.6121893
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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