top story editor's pick Photos: Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Feb 18, 2020 Feb 18, 2020 0 Photos from the Herald & Review archives of the Baltimiore & Ohio Railroad. B&O Abraham Lincoln 1935.jpg 7-5-1935 Oiling the Iron Horse which hauls the now speed king of the rails, The Baltimore and Ohio's New Train - The Abraham Lincoln. H&R file photo B&O crossing 1953.jpg 12-27-1953 This photograph shows the approach from the southeast of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad tracks to the 22nd Street crossing, where there have been two serious auto-train crashes. The billboard at the left obstructs the view of motorists until they get within several car lengths of the crossing but then the view is clear. At right the crossing clinkers are shown. One motorist was killed at the crossing last May. A woman was critically injured and her husband seriously hurt in a similar accident Tuesday. Both cars were going south and approached the crossing at the point where this photo was taken, while both trains approached from the left. H&R file photo B&O crossing 1954.jpg 4-9-1934 Motorists traveling either north or south on 22nd Street now have six flasher signals to warn them of the approach of Baltimore & Ohio Railroad trains. Workmen yesterday completed the installation of signmals places low over the sidewalls of both approaches to the tracks. The upper signals flash both directions. The new signals were placed low to give motorists a better view of them. Several had accidents, some involving fatalities, have occurred at the crossing. H&R file photo B&O officials 1927.jpg 11-15-1927 B&O officials here to talk passenger services, left to right J. Arthur Keith, Decatur; Frederick W. Schaub, Decatur; H.B. Voorhies, general manager Western line of B&O; Henry Bolz, Decatur Secretary of Association of Commerce; G.W. Squiggins, B&O General passenger agent of Cincinnati; roy Parrish, Decatur. H&R file photo B&O passenger 1927.jpg 11-15-1927 New B&O train H&R file photo B&O passenger car 1820s.jpg 2-26-1952 Replica of one of the first passenger cars, pulled by a horse put into operation by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad nearly 125 years ago. H&R file photo B&O passenger car 1927.jpg 11-6-1927 Special B&O passenger train H&R file photo B&O royal blue 1958.jpg 4-25-1958 The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's famed Royal Blue passenger train between Washington and New York, will make its last run tomorrow, ending 98 years of service and tradition. The diesel drawn blue and gray colored train is shown here crossing the Thomas Viaduct near Relay, md., just outside Baltimore. H&R file photo B&O special 1927.jpg 11-6-1927 B&O Special - William Crooks engineer H&R file photo B&O steam locomotice 1938.jpg 1-27-1938 This is a new engine built by the Baltimore & Ohio railroad, which four cylinders cast with the frame, the front two driving the front drive wheels, the rear two powering the rear device. (The George H. Emerson steam locomotive) H&R file photo B&O teleprinter 1959.jpg 3-20-1959 Mildred H. Bolin reads the up-to-date railroad car information received on the new data-on-tracing teleprinter in the Decatur District office of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. H&R file photo B&O tracks 1987.jpg 2-13-1987 Baltimore & Ohio workers lay tracks this week along the right of way adjacent to U.S. 36 east of Decatur, near Long Creek. The project involves five miles of track. (near Long Creek) H&R file photo B&O train 1927.jpg 11-15-1927 New B&O train H&R file photo B&O viaduct 1928.jpg 9-1928 B&O viaduct near Tuscola H&R file photo B&O York replica.jpg 2-26-1952 A replica of the York, the locomotive built by Phineas Davis at York, Pa., and winner of the B&O's $4,000 prize for an engine that would pull 15 tons at 15 miles an hour. One in operation, it actually made up to 30 miles an hour H&R file photo 0 comments Tags Railroad Trains Baltimore & Ohio Railroad B & O Railroad History Photos Herald & Review File Photos Related to this collection History Photo Galleries A look back at Decatur and trains Dec 23, 2019 This photo series will feature history photos of trains and railroads from the Herald & Review archives.