NCR Trail – New Freedom Train Station
This building was restored in 2003. There is a restaurant, museum, restrooms, several benches, caboose, information plaque and a couple of parking strips. The New Freedom train station is at an altitude of about 818 feet. This is the highest point along the Heritage Rail Trail. It is downhill travel heading south into Freeland, Maryland and heading North into Glen Rock, Pennsylvania.
Steam Into History is located South of the New Freedom Train Station at 2 West Main Street. This is at the 1.25 mile marker along the NCR Trail. A train takes off from this point and heads to Glen Rock or Hanover Junction according to a schedule.
A bit of history. In the early 1900s Screens for doors and windows were manufactured in New Freedom. Shoes and clothing were also manufactured here. When freight trains were in operation, it was easy to get the raw materials needed by the manufacturers.