Capital Wheel at Night

Bowie Railroad Station/Huntington Museum

8614 Chestnut Avenue
Bowie , MD 20715
(301) 809-3089
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    c. 1930, Complex of 3 buildings includes ticket office/freight shed, passenger waiting shed, and signal tower; relocated in July 1992 to serve as museum facility; tower dismantled from original location; rare survivors of the heyday of railroad travel; these buildings have served freight management, ticket sales passenger shelter and train-movement controls at historic Bowie junction; now owned by the City of Bowie. The Bowie Railroad Tower is the home of the National Railroad Historical Society’s Martin O’Rourke Railroad Research Library.