Planning Your Visit to Baltimore’s B&O Railroad Museum

When it comes to things to do in Baltimore, a trip to the city’s Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum is a “must-visit” for anyone interested in our country’s railroad history or the impact of the B&O on Baltimore and the surrounding areas. Let’s briefly look at the history of the B&O Railroad, what you …

A Tribute to Rail Transport in Great Britain

This month we pay a special tribute to the railroads of Great Britain. Just as Britain influenced colonial America, they too influenced the development of railroad transportation in the US. England holds claim to the earliest experiments with railroads and practical application of steam locomotives. In 1802, Richard Trevithick designed and built the first (unnamed) steam locomotive to run …