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B&O Railroad Museum, Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1971-1984

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Alternate title:South Shore RR. Electric #802 B & O Electric #51 (1937)
Summary:B&O Railroad Museum, Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1971-1984. Caption reads: "Overall view of the museum grounds showing Mount Clare Station, the nation's first rail depot built in 1830, and the old passenger-car roundhouse, which houses many of the museum's exhibits. The diesel-electric locomotive on the right, B & O #51, was built by the Electro-Motive Corp. in 1937. Chicago, South Shore & South Bend's #802 "Little Joe" to the left, built 1949 by GE, is 89 feet long. A 2-D+D-2 5500 HP electric, this type was the 2nd largest electric locomotive ever built." Postmark date: October 30, 1984; Postcard number: 21211; Message included.
Creator:Traub, David E.
Provider:Traub Company
Printing place:Asia
People's Republic of China
Hong Kong
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Baltimore
Temporal subject: 1971-1980
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Baltimore
Topical subjects:Galleries & museums
Railroad trains
B&O Railroad Museum
Mount Clare (Baltimore, Md. : Building)
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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