History of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

History of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

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The Baltimore a Ohio Railroad was the first common carrier railroad in America. As an economic historian, Stover tells the history of the B a O from its beginnings in 1928, and through the dark times of this country's economic growth and downswings. He examines the programs undertaken by the company throughout its history to improve its lines, equipment, and service.Even though 1930 was a year of dropping revenue, that was the year that air- conditioning was introduced on the Baltimore and Ohio. The air-conditioned dining car, the Martha Washington, was put into service on April 23, 1930. Betweenanbsp;...

Title:History of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Author:John F. Stover
Publisher:Purdue University Press - 1995


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