The first stone was laid for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad on July 4, 1828 in downtown Baltimore, Maryland. Twenty-four years later, on December 23 1852, the B and O linked Baltimore with the Ohio River, and a rail legend was born. With over 150 new photographs and illustrations, this new version of a popular title takes the reader on a color full journey through the hardworking history of the B and O Railroad, famous for innovative technology, colorful equipment, and great passenger trains, including the Capitol Limited and National Limited.
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(269mm x 209mm x 20mm)
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Author Biography - Kirk Reynolds
Kirk Reynolds also collaborated with co-author David Oroszi on the book Illinois Central North of the Ohio River, and edited the Illinois Central Railroad news column in CTC Board magazine for several years. Born in Decatur, Illinois, he now lives in rural west-central Ohio.Since 1967, author and photographer Dave Oroszi has accumulated over one million railroad photographs and co-authored several books on the Louisville & Nashville, Baltimore & Ohio, Illinois Central, and Pennsylvania railroads. Dave also served as news editor for CTC Board magazine, and is currently vice president of the Louisville & Nashville Historical Society. He is a lifelong resident of Dayton, Ohio.