THE INDUSTRY THAT BUILT THE COUNTRY

150 years ago the chartering of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad marked the beginning of the American railroad industry. The B&O still operates today, as part of the Chessie System, under its original charter; it is one of the biggest and most profitable of all American Railroad Systems. The article reviews the historic role of the railroad, and outlines the reasons for the continuing success of the company.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Cahners Publishing Company, Incorporated

    Watson Publications, 5 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  USA  60603
  • Authors:
    • Shedd, T
  • Publication Date: 1977-2

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 62-65
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00149997
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Canadian National Railways, Headquarters Library
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 11 1977 12:00AM