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the history of the b&o railroad (serously entertaining wether your a railfan or not)

Discussion in 'Metal Heads' started by boogie hands, Apr 19, 2002.

  1. boogie hands

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    the history of the b&o railroad (serously entertaining wether your a railfan or not)

    Discussion started by boogie hands - Apr 19, 2002

    just got my pictures back from a recent trip to baltomore, during my time up there i stopped by the B&O rail museum. id definatly recommend checking it out, its worth it.....im not really big on railfan stuff but i was running around like a kid in a candy store......it was a blast. heres some flicks i took while i was there, ill do my best to remeber what everything is and list it but if i dont then tough shit......
    enjoy
    http://boogiehands.freeservers.com/images/boengine.jpg'>
    b&o engine
    [img]http://boogiehands.freeservers.com/images/bocaboose.jpg'>
    b&o wooden caboose
    [img]http://http://boogiehands.freeservers.com/images/firststeelcar.jpg'>
    one of the first all steel box cars mass produced in the united states, im thinking early 30s on this one
    [img]http://boogiehands.freeservers.com/images/metalcar.jpg'>
    this car was used to carry melted steel by rail....sorry, no date
    [img]http://boogiehands.freeservers.com/images/railcar.jpg'>
    a car used by the rail company to reach remote parts of the rail that couldnt be accessed by road....im thinking 1930s-40s
    [img]http://boogiehands.freeservers.com/images/snowplow.jpg'>
    a wooden snow plow used during the heavier snows in the north, the plow is slanted all to the right in order to keep snow of the adjacent tracks....
    [img]http://boogiehands.freeservers.com/images/tunnelcar.jpg'>
    during the transition from the older, smaller cars to a larger scaled car this was used to measure for clearance in tunnels....if the metal structure (to the left) passed through the tunnel then it was suitable for the clearance of the newer, larger cars
    [img]http://boogiehands.freeservers.com/images/tunnelcar2.jpg'>
    a better look at the structure used on the clearance car....

    p.s.- sorry for the shitty tint, ive been going with walmart who continues to blow ass

    more in a bit.....
     
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    im a fan....1st
     
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    word.
    if im ever up there, im gonna go
     
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    word, im always into rail history
     
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    Lovin it I wish all of them were working. I got to see some B&O's running when I was younger. The line was right behind my mom's house and I used to sit there and watch them all the time. Good Times
     
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    still use snowplows here.
     
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    It's got nothing on Heritage Park.......
     
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    deznatori- which ones arent working?? ill try and fix them when the rest go up......
     
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    damn...thats fucking awesome..im in awe
     
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    http://boogiehands.freeservers.com/images/boengine2.jpg'>
    b&o engine
    [img]http://boogiehands.freeservers.com/images/lastcaboose.jpg'>
    i doubt you guys will be able to read it but this is the last caboose built for b&o by chessie systems......i thought it was pretty neat
    [img]http://boogiehands.freeservers.com/images/injury.jpg'>
    [img]http://boogiehands.freeservers.com/images/oldengine.jpg'>
    i completly forgot what this was run off of....the year...everything....i cant even describe this engine....i was in awe
    [img]http://boogiehands.freeservers.com/images/mechanics.jpg'>
    heres a closer shot....the mechanics of this thing completly blew me away....
    [img]http://boogiehands.freeservers.com/images/railcar2.jpg'>
    this is one of the earlier rail cars....im not sure the exact date on this though im thinking 1920s
    [img]http://boogiehands.freeservers.com/images/randomcaboose.jpg'>
    [img]http://boogiehands.freeservers.com/images/reefer.jpg'>
    an early reefer.....1930s-40s
    [img]http://boogiehands.freeservers.com/images/ummmm.jpg'>
    [img]http://boogiehands.freeservers.com/images/woodandsteel.jpg'>
    one of the last wood/steel hybrid boxcars.....
     
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    more to come tommorow
     
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    anyone ever visit the train musuem in scranton? theres a few others that are dope here and there
     
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    I got them all now. And thanx for the added. That isn't an engine it is the first time machine. :eek:
     
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    kaesthebluntedwonder - Replied Apr 20, 2002

    man these flicks are nice..
    ive been there when i was a lot younger..
    maybe it became imbedded in my subconcious that i dig trains and it only surfaced recently, who knows? very cool flicks
     
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