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By Bob Withers

In 1827, a bunch of Baltimore capitalists feared their urban will be ignored of the profitable East Coast-to-Midwest alternate that different japanese towns have been constructing; hence, the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was once chartered. Political strain saved the B&O out of Pennsylvania in the beginning, and so tune crews
headed for what's now West Virginia, construction mountainous routes with torturous grades to Wheeling and Parkersburg. finally the B&O financed and bought a spiderweb of department traces that coated a lot of the northern and crucial elements of the Mountain country. This ebook takes an in depth examine the line's locomotives, passenger and freight trains,
structures, and, most significantly, its those who endeared their corporation to generations of tourists, shippers, and small Appalachian communities.

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