During the entire month of October, celebrate steam power with engaging programs relating to the museum's historic one-of-a-kind steam engine collection. On Saturdays October 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, and Sunday, October 4, the museum offers steam train rides behind the historic steam locomotive, #4 St. Elizabeth.
Civil War Steam Days Weekend
October 3 & 4
Saturday, 10am - 4pm & Sunday, 11am - 4pm
Steam Train Rides & Demonstrations:
Saturday, October 3 at 11am, 12 Noon, 1pm, & 2pm
Sunday, October 4 at 12 Noon, 1pm, & 2pm
Visitors may take a train ride behind the historic steam engine, the #4 St. Elizabeth along the route of the Mile One Express ride. At the B&O Roundhouse the Maine Ladies Hospital Association will provide a Civil War tea.
Civil War Lecture Series: The Union Preserved
Saturday, October 3
Join award-winning Civil War historian and The War Came By Train guest curator, Daniel Toomey, to discuss the disbanding of the Union Army and the return of the Maryland Brigade to Camp Carroll. Afterwards he will be available in the Museum Store to sign copies of The War Came By Train as well as other titles that he has written.
Gears & Beers
Saturday, October 10
11:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Join us for a day of Steampunk entertainment along with a beer garden at the B&O Pavilion. Don't miss performances by these steampunk bands - Eli August at 11am & 1:15pm, Positronic Cats at 11:45am & 2pm and Nightwatch Paradox at 12:30pm & 2:45pm. Adults 21 or older may enjoy the beer garden where they can purchase some of their favorite brews. Designated drivers receive free admission and complimentary non-alcoholic beverages. Steam Train Rides behind the #4 St. Elizabeth locomotive will depart at 11:30am & 2pm.
Steam Train Rides!!
Saturdays, October 10, 17, 24, & 31
11:30am & 2:00pm
Celebrate steam power and steam engines at the birthplace of American railroading. Take a steam locomotive train ride behind the historic steam engine #4 St. Elizabeth. Educational programming highlights steam power of locomotives that traveled all along the B&O rail system.