The First E-Unit
A shortened version of the Royal Blue stands in Baltimore. Of course, this is not Camden Station, but rather the nearby Mount Clare shops complex, which has... (more)
B&O EMC EA No. 51
The first streamlined diesel locomotive delivered to the B&O, No. 51 set a stylistic precedent for future generations of EMC /EMD streamlined diesels. Seen here in the... (more)
Have we met?
America’s first streamlined passenger diesel, Baltimore & Ohio’s 1937 EMC EA 51, has been in the B&O museum for twenty-seven years in this 1981 view. Beyond the 51 is ... (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)
Crew of this train gathers in front of B&O #51 before leaving Jersey City for Washington, D.C.
B&O 51, first fully steamlined US diesel, built in 1937 by the Electro-Motive Corporation. It's now on display indoors at the B&O musuem alongside C&O 4-6-4 No. 490.
The first streamlined diesel in the U.S. was B&O 51.