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YOU'RE INVITED! There's 191 Reasons to Celebrate

February is the month of love and it just so happens that B&O's 191st birthday is on February 28! No birthday is complete without a wishlist, and we're excited to share ours with you below. If you think the B&O is especially deserving of one of the items on our list, you can donate to it by contacting Dana Kirn at 410-752-2490 ext. 221. We'll be sure to show our gratitude!When you visit the museum this month, show your love of the B&O by filling out a Valentine with your favorite things or fondest memories. Drop your Valentine in the big present in the Roundhouse and we'll add it to our list of 191 Reasons to love and celebrate the B&O!

B&O Wishlist
  • • A backhoe for rail operations to maintain the Museum's train track for Mile One Express train rides
  • • Tools or a commercial pressure washer for the Restoration Shop to help restore the Museum's locomotives and its collection
  • • A commercial colored printer for the Archives to provide better services for researchers and historians
  • • iPads for the Education Department for interactive educational programming for children
  • • CASH - because every dollar counts toward meeting the B&O's Wish List!



Saturday, February 23 - It's the B&O's Birthday Party

You're invited to the B&O's 191st birthday party!

  • 11:45am - Choo Choo Blue, the B&O's mascot, arrives to get the party started with hugs and photo opportunities
  • 12pm - Cake cutting ceremony with the B&O's Executive Director, Kris Hoellen. Please RSVP to Dana Kirn if you plan to have a piece of the B&O's birthday celebration cake.
  • 12:15pm - Some of your expressions of love will be shared and presents acknowledged and unwrapped
  • 12:30pm - Everyone is invited togather around for the party's 191 Balloon Drop! Catch or grab one of the birthday party balloons and redeem it at the B&O's Roundhouse Freight House for one of these prizes:
  • *One family 4 pack of tickets to Day Out With Thomas
  • *B&O Family membership
  • *A pair of B&O admission passes
  • *Children's goody bag


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