In 1863, B&O Master of Machinery Thatcher Perkins designed and built a 47-ton Ten Wheeler for passenger service on the steep grades between Grafton and Piedmont in what is now West Virginia. Nu... (more)
You've probably heard the tale of B&O's Tom Thumb racing a horse, but do you know where the story came from? The 1893 Columbian Exposition was a world’s fair that celebrated the 400th anniversar... (more)
GP40 3684 was the first GP40 purchased by the Baltimore & Ohio. Repainted in 2006, it is displayed in the museum parking lot at the head of a short freight train.
177-year-old B&O "John Hancock" on exhibit at the B&O Railroad Museum. The locomotive was built in 1836 and survived in service long enough to be preserved by Col. Pangborn for the B&O's exhibit ... (more)
One of the oldest locomotives preserved in America, the 1848-built "Memnon" is currently one of the key artifacts in the B&O's Civil War exhibit, "The War Came By Train." The locomotive, which wa... (more)
After spending nearly 120 years masquerading as "B&O 117," which an early B&O Ten Wheeler, the B&O Museum has restored this 4-6-0 to its original 1863 appearance as B&O No. 147. From 1927 until 2... (more)
Following the Cheat River along some of the most inaccesible terrain in the entire State of West Virginia, B&O GP9. No. 6641 and its short mixed freight consist battle heavy trains as they operate... (more)
Action at Blue Island Junction is dominated by CSX as a southbound intermodal heads toward Barr Yard while a caboose hop heads north to the BRC to pick up a transfer from Clearing Yard on a foggy ... (more)
B&O Camel 305 on display at the "Birthplace of American Railroading," the Mount Clare depot and roundhouse in Baltimore, now home to the B&O Railroad Museum. No. 305 was severely damaged when the... (more)
Mountain State Railroad and Logging Historical Association kicked off it's 2013 Cass Railfan Weekend by hosting a trip over the West Virginia Central from Cheat Bridge to High Falls. At this locat... (more)
"B&O 6641" (WVC) hauls a short freight during a photo special as part of the Cass 50th Anniversary weekend.
Crazy fast, just insane! How dare a local passenger run go this fast up a local branch line? And on a trestle! Isn't this against some rule?
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The B&O logo will always be a classic, however long it is gone from Class 1 railroading.
For all my images from the charter, go Railroad: Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)Locomotive: EMD GP9Location: Romney, West Virginia, USALocomotive #: BO 6604Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: March 23, 2013