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Cumberland, Maryland (Bus and Air Transportation)


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BUS AND AIR TRANSPORTATION IN THE CUMBERLAND AREA

1. What interstate bus lines have operated into the Cumberland area? When did they operate? To what cities did buses from Cumberland operate? When?

In 1925, the Albright Bus Line operated from Cumberland to Hyndman, Pennsylvania.

In 1929, the Blue Ridge Transportation Company ran from Baltimore to Cumberland, and to Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.

In 1931, the Golden Arrow Coach Company and Albright Bus Line ran from Cumberland, Maryland, to Hyndman, Bedford, Pittsburgh, and Uniontown, Pennsylvania.

In 1933, the Franklin and Cumberland Transit Company operated from Cumberland to Romney, Moorefield, and Franklin, West Virginia.

In 1935, the Ridgeley Bus Line, Inc., ran from Cumberland to Ridgeley, West Virginia, and the Somerset Bus Company, Cumberland to Wellersburg, Berlin, and Somerset, Pennsylvania.

In 1942, Townes Bus Line and Blue and White lines operated from the Bedford, Pennsylvania area into Cumberland.

The Emery Motor Coach Lines, in 1947, operated buses from Cumberland to Paw Paw, West Virginia, Berkely Springs, West Virginia, Martinsburg, West Virginia, Leesburg, Virginia, and to Washington, D.C. It also went to Westernport, Maryland, Piedmont and Keyser, West Virginia, and from Cumberland to the Celanese Plant with regular stops on McMullen Highway, Route 220 South.




ID:
achm093

Page #:
93

Creator:
Miller, Herman J.

Rights:
Mayor and Council, City of Cumberland

Date:
1978

Collection Location:
Cumberland

Original Size:
27 x 20 cms

Contributor:
Stegmaier, Harry

Subject:
Cumberland (Md.), history

Coverage:
Cumberland (Md.), 1700-1976

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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