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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad In West Virginia - WV - Images of Rail
In 1827, a group of Baltimore capitalists feared their city would be left out of the lucrative East Coast-to-Midwest trade that other eastern cities were developing; thus, the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was chartered. Political pressure kept the B&O out of Pennsylvania at first, and so track crews — headed for what is now West Virginia, building... more »