May 28 - Historic Red Clay Valley Incorporated begins operating steam tourist trains on the 10.2-mile Landenberg Branch of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. The tracks were constructed in 1871-2 by the Wilmington & Western Rail Road Company. The operation is the 7th oldest standard gauge tourist heritage railroad operating in the US.
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