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Browne, Gary L. "Urban Centers of the Past." Maryland Heritage News 2 (Fall 1984): 6-7.
Annotation / Notes: A variety of factors effect the rise and fall of urban centers -- transportation, market, environmental, and political changes, as well as the rise of other centers. Browne presents a brief discussion of the fate of approximately ten urban centers.
Hattery, Thomas H., ed. Western Maryland : A Profile. Foreword by Charles McC. Mathias Jr. Mt. Airy, MD: Lomond Books, 1980.
Annotation / Notes: This work describes the Counties which make up Maryland's Sixth Congressional District. The chapters are written by individuals involved in current affairs. The focus is on politics, government, and the economic nature of the counties. There is a great deal of statistical information. Chapter VIII includes brief essays on the future of Western Maryland by notable Maryland Officials, such as Governor Hughes, the heads of various state agencies, and people of note in the counties.
Hattery, Thomas H., ed. Williamsport and Vicinity Reminiscences: Early Part of the 19th Century to the Early Part of 1933, Inclusive. Williamsport, MD: Williamsport Chamber of Commerce, [1933].
Buckley, Geoffrey L. "The Environmental Transformation of an Appalachian Valley, 1850-1906." Geographical Review 88 (April 1998): 175-98.
Buckley, Geoffrey Littlefield. Tapping the Big Vein: Coal Mining and Environmental Alterations in Maryland's Appalachian Region, 1789-1906. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland, College Park, 1997.
Davis, A. Vernon. "Eighteen Employees Operate Successful Freight-Carrying Railroad." Cracker Barrel 17 (March 1988): 3-5.
Annotation / Notes: Maryland Midland Railway.
Levitas, Susan, ed. Railroad Ties: Industry and Culture in Hagerstown, Maryland. Crownsville, MD: Maryland Historical Trust Press, 1994.
Beals, Fred and Betty. "McMahon's Mill, Downsville, Maryland." Old Mill News, 25 (Spring 1997): 9.
Howell, H. Marc. "A Brief History of the McPherson & Brian Era of the Antietam Iron Works, Antietam, Maryland, 1806-1853." Journal of the Historical Society of Frederick County, Maryland, (Fall 2005): 4-22.
Bahr, Betsy. "The Antietam Woolen Manufacturing Company: A Case Study in American Industrial Beginnings." Working Papers from the Regional Economic History Research Center, 4 (no. 4, 1981)L 27-46.
Amrhein, Jim. "Staying Power." Maryland Life, 7 (January/February 2011): 22-27.
Annotation / Notes: Hendershot's Sporting Goods in Hancock.