Ma & Pa Railroad Heritage Village

Preserved railroad community from the steam-engine era

Journey back to the days when the steam train was the only link between rural and urban America in this wonderfully preserved example of life in a typical country railroad village. The Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad, affectionately known as the Ma & Pa, connected Baltimore and York on a narrow-gauge line that traced a meandering, scenic 77-mile route. The village at Muddy Creek Forks sits along the railroad line. It is being preserved as an example of a typical railroad community in the steam-engine era. A project of the Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad Preservation Authority, it depicts what it was like to live in the ‘Forks’ in 1915, including several original buildings. Work continues on restoring additional buildings at the site.

1268 Muddy Creek Fork Road, Airville, PA  17302