Category: b&o

GTW’s International at Dearborn Station I…

GTW’s International at Dearborn Station

In July 1968, Grand Trunk Western’s International for Toronto prepares to depart Chicago’s Dearborn Station. Two Canadian National sleepers are ahead of B&O’s Mahoning, a 14-roomette/4-double-bedroom car.
Richmond Bates photo

Baltimore & Ohio – Brighton Park by d.w.d…

Baltimore & Ohio - Brighton Park

Baltimore & Ohio – Brighton Park by d.w.davidson

Via Flickr:

The “other” Brighton Park. B&O’s Capitol Limited rolls eastbound past the South Wye (38th Street) B&O switchtender’s cabin, in April 1971. The photographer is unknown, original slide from my collection.

As the sun comes up on a summer morning, the…

As the sun comes up on a summer morning, the Baltimore & Ohio’s flagship Capitol Limited is on the last lap of its overnight journey from Washington as it passes the operator’s cabin at Pullman Junction on Chicago’s South Side with a pair of E8s up front. The coming of Amtrak eight months later would mean the end of this train.

August 11, 1970

B&O 1442, C&O 4013 with westbound &l…

B&O 1442, C&O 4013 with westbound “Diplomat”

Akron, OH
7/19/1969

EL 819, 818 on the EL “Lake Cities&rdq…

EL 819, 818 on the EL “Lake Cities” pulling up tp the EL Akron passenger station while B&O 1443 is on the head of the “Diplomat”.

7/7/1969

Units for the Capitol Limited. The second un…

Units for the Capitol Limited. The second unit is 1461 and an E8A also.

Washington D.C.
April 29, 1969

B&O “Diplomat” westbound wit…

B&O “Diplomat” westbound with “Auglaise” on the end

Warwick, OH
01/02/1969

B&O 1445 pulls the westbound “Dipl…

B&O 1445 pulls the westbound “Diplomat” past the then-operating Quaker Oats plant just prior to stopping at B&O’s Akron Union Station on a fine morning in the late 1960’s. Soon the passenger train would be a memory and the Quaker Oats plant shut down and its silos surprisingly turned into a hotel.

At the B&O Akron Union Station with the …

At the B&O Akron Union Station with the “Diplomat”. The platform behind 1450 belongs to the EL.

9/15/1968

B&O 1461 at the front of B&O #7 &ldq…

B&O 1461 at the front of B&O #7 “The Diplomat” waits at Akron Union Station on an early fall morning in 1968.