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Ohio B&o Railroad - The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Maryland (Images of Rail)
The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Maryland (Images of

Ohio B&o Railroad

Incorporated in 1827, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O) was one of America's first railroads, and Maryland was its heart and soul. The B&O's creation was a tangible symbol of the Industrial Revolution, representing commerce and progress to towns along its route. Its headquarters and operations, centered in Baltimore, provided years of economic growth for the port city. This book contains images of well-known stations in Maryland, including Ellicott City Station, Gaithersburg Station, Camden Station, and the Mount Clare Shops--a self-contained industrial city, now home to the B&O Railroad Museum. Some stations still exist and are home to small museums or restaurants; others no longer stand, but images of them will remind even the casual historian of a time when railroads were a part of everyday life in America. Take a step back in time and revisit the sites, stations, and trains of the B&O that were once part of everyday life in Maryland and remember the glory of a bygone era.

    • ASIN: B00K5E0PPQ
    Ohio B&o Railroad - The War Came By Train: The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad During the Civil War
    The War Came By Train: The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad During the Civil

    Ohio B&o Railroad

    Cloth with dust jacket, 304 pages, 6.5x10", Appendix (locomotive citations), Endnotes, bibliography, index, 100 illustrations. 2013. "Beginning with the B & O's reaction to John Brown's Raid in 1859 and ending with the demobilization of the Union Army in 1865, the overall strategy and political aims of the time period are blended with the battles and daily operational challenges of a Civil War Railroad. "Author Daniel Carroll Toomey is a Civil War historian and Guest Curator at the B & O Railroad Museum."

      • ASIN: 188624801X
      Ohio B&o Railroad - Along the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad: From Cumberland to Uniontown (Images of America)
      Along the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad: From Cumberland to Uniontown (Images of

      Ohio B&o Railroad

      During the turn of the century, the railroad was anextremely important transportation and shipping resource to thousands of people and businesses inPennsylvania. Along the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad:From Cumberland to Uniontown dedicates its pages to this mass transportation provider. This book includes images from every B&O bridge and station from Cumberland, Maryland, to Uniontown, Pennsylvania, in 1891. Many of the towns stretched along the miles of tracks, such as Somerfield and Ohiopyle, are depicted in these vintage photographs. Experience the coal and coke booms of the 1880s to 1920s through people from many different locations who had one thing in common: the railroad.

        • ASIN: B009A3KSUU
        Ohio B&o Railroad - John W. Garrett and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
        John W. Garrett and the Baltimore and Ohio

        Ohio B&o Railroad

        Chartered in 1827 as the country’s first railroad, the legendary Baltimore and Ohio played a unique role in the nation’s great railroad drama and became the model for American railroading. John W. Garrett, who served as president of the B&O from 1858 to 1884, ranked among the great power brokers of the time. In this gripping and well-researched account, historian Kathleen Waters Sander tells the story of the B&O’s beginning and its unprecedented plan to build a rail line from Baltimore over the Allegheny Mountains to the Ohio River, considered to be the most ambitious engineering feat of its time. The B&O’s success ignited "railroad fever" and helped to catapult railroading to America’s most influential industry in the nineteenth century.Taking the B&O helm during the railroads’ expansive growth in the 1850s, Garrett soon turned his attention to the demands of the Civil War. Sander explains how, despite suspected Southern sympathies, Garrett became one of President Abraham Lincoln's most trusted confidantes and strategists, making the B&O available for transporting Northern troops and equipment to critical battles. The Confederates attacked the B&O 143 times, but could not put "Mr. Lincoln’s Road" out of business. After the war, Garrett became one of the first of th...

          • Brand: John Hopkins University Press
          • ASIN: 1421422204
          Ohio B&o Railroad - Impossible Challenge: The Baltimore and Ohio (B & O) Railroad in Maryland
          Impossible Challenge: The Baltimore and Ohio (B & O) Railroad in

          Ohio B&o Railroad

          Book by Herbert H. Harwood, Jr.

            • Brand: Brand: Barnard Roberts n Company
            • ASIN: 0934118175
            Ohio B&o Railroad - Chesapeake and Ohio Dining Car Recipes
            Chesapeake and Ohio Dining Car

            Ohio B&o Railroad

            Serve C&O diner meals at your house! Softbound, 160 pages, 6x9 size. This is a direct reprint of the material contained in C&O's only standard dining car recipe book, dated 1947. It gives the detailed ingredients and recipes for preparing all the meals that were available on C&O diners at the height of their operations after WWII. Photos show C&O diners in operation. Introduction gives background data on the service. Many of the recipes can be adapted easily to smaller portions and modern ingredients.

              • ASIN: 0939487225
              Ohio B&o Railroad - B&O: West of Cumberland Book One: The Old Main Line
              B&O: West of Cumberland Book One: The Old Main

              Ohio B&o Railroad

              A history of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in the Mountain State of West of the Queen City Old Main Line Down the Tygart Valley River from Grafton then over Broad Tree Hill to the Banks of the Ohio

                • ASIN: 1495169871
                Ohio B&o Railroad - The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad's Pittsburgh Division (Images of Modern America)
                The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad's Pittsburgh Division (Images of Modern

                Ohio B&o Railroad

                The Pittsburgh Division had its earliest beginnings in 1837, but what would be known as the main line was not completed until 1871. At its height, the Pittsburgh Division consisted of five distinct main lines and 14 branch lines, and the division had trackage rights over the Western Maryland and Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroads. Images of Modern America: The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad's Pittsburgh Division looks at five of these lines: the B&O Main Line from Cumberland to Pittsburgh; the Pittsburgh and Western; the Somerset and Cambria; the Fairmont, Morgantown and Pittsburgh; and the Wheeling, Pittsburgh and Baltimore.

                  • ASIN: 1467123765
                  Ohio B&o Railroad - Dining on the B&O: Recipes and Sidelights from a Bygone Age
                  Dining on the B&O: Recipes and Sidelights from a Bygone

                  Ohio B&o Railroad

                  Third Place, Nonfiction Jacket Design, 2010 New York Book Show, Bookbinders' Guild of New YorkPassengers who dined on the Baltimore and Ohio during the heyday of American railroading received five-star service: white tablecloths, china, and silver; food cooked from scratch; and the undivided attention of skilled waiters. The B&O's cuisine won wide acclaim as the finest railway food in the country. Passengers enjoyed it as the slightly swaying dining car clicked along over the rails. Captivated by the romance of the subject, Thomas J. Greco and Karl D. Spence combine many of the B&O's best recipes with historical photos to capture the elegance and charm of the dining car experience.Greco and Spence made a quest of uncovering the original sources of these recipes, revisiting America’s first institutional cookbook, The Culinary Handbook, by Charles Fellows, and researching the B&O’s own specialty collections of the 1940s and 1950s, the Old Standard B&O Recipes, What’s Cooking on the B&O? and B&O Chef's Notes. Along with the original recipes and modern interpretations, they supply captivating photographs of the dining cars, patrons, and staff; commentary describing the technical aspects of cooking on a moving train; examples of "service notes" used by chefs, stewards, and waite...

                    • Brand: Brand: Johns Hopkins University Press
                    • ASIN: 0801893232
                    • UPC: 884997376726
                    Ohio B&o Railroad - B&O monongah memories
                    B&O monongah memories

                    Ohio B&o Railroad

                    Delightful memories from the heart of the Baltimore & Ohio's Monongah Division in an era --1937 to 1942 -- when it seemed impossible that anything would displace the steam locomotive or undermine the coal industry. Illustrated with over 70 black and white photos, maps and line drawings. 60 pages.

                      • ASIN: B0006ESZ5C

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                      PASSENGER TRAINS 1940 BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD

                      Ohio B&o Railroad

                      Outstanding educational film made in 1940 by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad on the importance of passenger trains.

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                      Layout Tour: John & Judy Fiero's B&O Railroad

                      Ohio B&o Railroad

                      Welcome to another layout tour video. We recently visited John and Judy Fiero's Baltimore and Ohio RR, an HO scale layout that emcompasses three seperate rooms in their basement. The layout is fully operational and the scenery is spectacular! Judy made nearly all the trees and did a fantastic job...

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