The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad: America's First and Finest Railroad

Donald J. Heimburger
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Embark on an extraordinary tour of The Baltimore & Ohio: America's First and Finest Railroad in this thorough study filled with fascinating vintage photographs of B&O trains, advertisements, memorabilia, plans, and illustrations.

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Author Donald J. Heimburger takes readers on an extraordinary tour of America's inaugural railroad. Uncover the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad's tremendous record of "firsts" through fascinating vintage photographs of B&O trains, advertisements, memorabilia, plans, and illustrations. Learn what made this railroad an outstanding example of entrepreneurship that propelled it into the modern era with this thorough study filled with intriguing historic documentation.
Author: Donald J. Heimburger
Size: 8.5 x 11
Pages: 362
Table of Contents

Foreword - Dreaming of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad

Chapter 1 - The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad: A Success Story

Chapter 2 - B&O Chicago Terminal Railroad

Chapter 3 - B&O's Steam Locomotives: Power for a Growing Railroad

Chapter 4 - B&O Diesels and Electrics

Chapter 5

  • Freight Trains, Rolling Stock & Freight Facilities
  • B&O Taps New Coal Field
  • B&O's Manhattan 26th St. Yard
  • Locust Point Marine Terminal

Chapter 6 - Passenger Trains

Chapter 7 - B&O Railroad Stations: Unique and Varied Rail Monuments

Chapter 8 - Plans & Drawings

Chapter 9 - Buffalo Creek & Gauley Railroad

Chapter 10 - The Colorful B&O Railroad

Index

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