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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company


Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Ian Gray, Interviewer, Oral Histories with Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Employees

Collection Number: A&M 4150
Scope and Contents This collection includes three digital oral histories and associated transcripts for interviews with Terry Donk, Lucille and Robert Grimm (mother and son), and Paul Riggs, all employees of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. The Donk interview is on video in six parts and features 1 hour 04 minutes 17 seconds of footage. The Grimm interview is on video in seven parts and includes 1 hour 30 minutes 55 seconds of footage and an additional 04 minutes 36 seconds of audio without video. The Riggs...
Dates: 2015

Israel C. White Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0710
Scope and Contents Personal and business records of Dr. Israel C. White, assistant geologist, Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 1876-1883; professor of geology West Virginia University, 1877-1892; assistant geologist, U. S. Geological Survey, 1884-1888; delegate to the International Geological Congresses, St. Petersburg, 1897-1927; and chief geologist of the Brazilian Coal Commission, 1904-1906. Included are family letters and pictures; also, diagram plans, and maps 1874-1941. Additional...
Dates: 1867-1941

J.P. Carney, Civil War Era Diary

Collection Number: A&M 3597
Overview Diary of John P. Carney of Moundsville and Benwood, West Virginia, from January to October 1864, chiefly documenting Carney's daily activities, the weather, and movement on the Ohio River and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O). Carney initially writes from Moundsville, where he appears to be a student, and then from Benwood, where he begins work at the B&O Railroad depot in May 1864. Almost daily entries record the weather and its effects on the Ohio River, including the amount of...
Dates: 1864

Miscellaneous Records regarding the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Cass Railroad, and Other Railroads

Collection Number: A&M 2980

This collection contains miscellaneous records regarding the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Cass Railroad, and other railroads. Types of records include newspapers and news clippings, calendars, and ephemera. See "Scope and Content Note" for additional information regarding material within the collection.

Dates: 1932-1978, undated

Peter Godwin Van Winkle (1808-1872) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0136
Overview Personal papers and scrapbooks of Peter G. Van Winkle (1808-1872), a Parkersburg attorney, delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1850-1851, member of the Second Wheeling Convention of 1861, delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1861-1862, legislator from Wood County in 1863, U.S. Senator from 1863-1869, and participant in West Virginia railroad and business enterprises. Includes manuscripts speeches, essays, correspondence, and three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings....
Dates: 1827-1902, undated

Railroad Timetables

Collection Number: A&M 0397

Railroad timetables for nearly thirty railroads in the United States dated between 1880 and 1968. Timetables are chiefly for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad, and the Pennsylvania Railroad, and are primarily dated from between 1915 and 1927.

Dates: 1880-1968; Majority of material found within 1915-1927

Railroads and Government Regulation Collection

Collection Number: A&M 4365
Content Description Miscellaneous items relating to railroads and to laws and regulations regarding railroads. Includes photostat copies of Supreme Court arguments in the case of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company vs. Supervisors of Marshall County et al. (1869-1870). Also includes miscellaneous correspondence consisting of a copy of a letter regarding rates of service approved by Edwin Stanton, who was Secretary of War under Lincoln. There are also photocopies of correspondence addressed to J.D....
Dates: 1862-1870, undated

Taylor County Daybook

Collection Number: A&M 4310
Scope and Contents Daybook or ledger, likely from a general store located at Section 101 of the route along the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Valley River, Taylor County, (West) Virginia. Names of potential owners/creators of the daybook are Simeon J. Snider, John Snider, and someone named Rogers. The store sold everything from coffee and cigars to buttons and nails. Entries are dated October 9, 1851 to February 25, 1852. During this time, the railroad was being constructed. It did not open service to Grafton,...
Dates: 1851-1852

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Railroads - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. 8
Railroads 7
Morgantown (W. Va.) 2
Railroads -- West Virginia 2
Rivers and river valleys. 2