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The history of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad

The history of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad

America"s first railroad

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Published by Crescent Books, Distributed by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company -- History.,
  • Railroads -- United States -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBaltimore and Ohio Railroad, The history of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128p. cm.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20934385M
    ISBN 100517676036

    The economic history of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, Web..


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The history of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, which journalist Lucius Beebe once called the “Mother of Railroads,” was the brainchild of Baltimore city planners who hoped to outstrip New York in the race for western trade, wealth, and populace.

Although Baltimore lost the race, it gave New York a run for its money early in the 19th century and certainly Cited by: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Color History describes the rich history of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad from to when it merged into CSX Corporation.

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The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) became the first chartered railroad in the United States; twenty thousand investors purchased $5 million in stock to import the rolling stock and build the line.

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The Society has members all over the world across a variety of railroad interests from modeling to research to preservation. The Society maintains a large archive of documentation from the Office of. This masterful, richly illustrated account of the planning and building of the most important and influential early American railroad, the Baltimore and Ohio, is an essential contribution not only to railyway history but also to the broader history of the development of the United States in the first half of the nineteenth century.

There was no precedent for the building of the B&O. The. Historical Note. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company was founded in The railroad quickly expanded across the country. The residents of Parkersburg, now in West Virginia, wanted a railroad connection to their town.

Title Map of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road with its branches and connections. Summary Map of the Eastern U.S. showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, canals, named railroad network, and the B.

& O. in heavy black lines, indicates cooperative connections, unfinished and. 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 Author: Bruce Elliott.

There's no description for this book yet. Can you add one. Edition Notes Includes index. Other Titles Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, The history of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad.

The Physical Object Pagination p. Number of pages ID Numbers Open Library OLM Internet Archive Pages:. History of the Illinois Central Railroad / by: Stover, John F. Published: () Opinion on a portion of the location for the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road by: Alexander, J.

H. Published: ().The Chesapeake & Ohio Railway traces its origin to the Louisa Railroad of Louisa County, Virginia, begun inand the James River & Kanawha Canal Company begunalso in Virginia. The C&O of the s and s at its height before the first modern merger, was the product of about smaller lines that had been incorporated into the.Book Description Author of six earlier books about United States railroads, John F.

Stover packs this narrative history with careful scholarship and colorful description which will appeal to the railroad buff and the professional historian, as well as to any reader who wishes to travel with the "Mother of Railroads" through an exciting period.