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baltimore and ohio the passenger trains and services of the first common- carrier railroad a history of baltimore and ohio railroad passenger trains and services, profusely illustrated in color and black and white. baltimore and ohio railroad, by kirk reynolds and dave oroszi is another in the series. as with most, however, you will find noted rail historians have helped in some way to bring the books to life and this title is no different with names like mike schafer and the late jim boyd contributing in some manner.
the baltimore & ohio, america' s first and finest railroad", by don heimburger. this book is published by heimburger house and includes 802 photos ( 84 in color) of america' s first common carrier railroad, famous for its many firsts in railroading history.
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The baltimore & ohio railroad, america' s first and finest railroad: by don heimburger : this 8- 1/ 2 x 11", softcover book packs in 802 photos ( 84 in color) of america' s first common carrier railroad, famous for its many firsts in railroading history! History of the baltimore and ohio railroad - ebook written by john f. Many relate to the of the railroad or specific events in its growth.
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