One Night Only. On the evening of Friday, June 17, 2021 BO 51 (EA, EMC, 5/1937) was on display at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland along with AMTK 100 (P42DC, Midnight Blue) ... (more)
On the Tracks. The EA for B&O, along with the E1 for Santa Fe and the E2 for UP, was part of EMC's first streamlined passenger diesels designed to operate as standalone units versus the pr... (more)
Beautifully-restored Baltimore & Ohio EA 51 on display at the B&O Railroad Museum. The 1937-built EMD looks as good as the day it rolled off the assembly line at LaGrange, IL.
Leading Lines. One of the attractions at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland is the ability to walk around the grounds of the Baltimore and Ohio's facility and look for creative ... (more)
The first diesel locomotives that helped end the 'Empire of Steam' in the United States are commonly overlooked, when compared to locomotives like the E8, GP9's and so forth. One of these firsts w... (more)
B&O EMC EA No. 51
B&O EA No. 51 was the first streamlined diesel locomotive delivered to the B&O in 1937. It set a stylistic precedent for future generations of EMC /EMD streamlined dies... (more)
Stunning Streamliner: Even though I'd already gone up to Baltimore to see B&O 51 a little over a week ago, hearing that there was a chance to get some outdoor photos of the unit while it wa... (more)
Streamliner Sublime: It's difficult to over-hype the incredible work that the restoration team at the B&O Museum put into B&O 51. I have always wondered when I have seen old builder's photo... (more)
After five years of work, the B&O Railroad Museum has finally completed their incredible and pain-staking restoration of B&O 51, the first E-unit. It's a truly magnificent piece, and they are quit... (more)
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)
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... (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.