B&O "Thatcher Perkins" #147, a 4-6-0 ten-wheeler, was built in 1863 and actually carried American troops during the Civil War. It was retired in 1892 and in 1927 the railroad applied the name "Th... (more)
Caught me some B&O action while in Baltimore!
(OK, not really, but GP-7 #6405 is operable and part of the B&O Railroad Museum's collection.)
A rare B&O 2-8-2 "MacArthur" survivor. First time seen in the data base on RP, likely due to the tight confines within the original B&O Mount Clare shops which is wher... (more)
Superman never raced a B&O EA!
(No disrespect to AT&SF fans.)
Now this is a diesel! A streamliner - the first of it's kind in the US, B&O EA #51, built in 1937 by Electro-Motive Corporation and now a prized display piece at the B&O Railroad Museum. ... (more)
Tom Golden photo.
A B&O Survivor! The Mount Royal Station and Trainshed was the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's third train station in Baltimore, Maryland, at the north end of the Baltimore Belt Line's Howard... (more)
A westbound GP30 trio in the "sunburst" scheme makes setouts and pickups in Wilsmere Yard. Note the cut of stock cars behind the power- remember stock cars? Kodachrome original, Argus C-3.
A pair of Reading units trail two B&O's as they work uphill west of Meyersdale, PA. They will soon pass under the high now abandoned Western Maryland steel trestle that crosses the valley.
Nice to see a well-kept piece of equipment, even in a static display. B&O 1951 also served as MARC 3 (and perhaps others) and resided at the B&O Museum in Baltimore before coming to Gaithersburg... (more)