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CURRENT TEMPORARY EXHIBIT

BEST IN SERVICE
Scenes of African Americans on the B&O
February - March
A one of a kind art exhibit honoring the service of African-Americans and their contributions to the B&O Railroad. These not previously displayed paintings feature the work of American artists Dan Content and Roy Spreter, whose illustrations appeared in magazines during the early 1930s. the exhibit showcases prominent African Americans who worked for the B&O Railroad such as Thurgood Marshall and Maggie Hudson, as well as the many unsung African American B&O workers whose names were never recorded. Children will be engaged with the "Kids Tracks" companion guide. This exhibit opens February 1 and runs through March 31.

UPCOMING TEMPORARY EXHIBITS for 2019

FIRST TO FIGHT
Railroaders in WWI
May - June
World War I exhibit that highlights the contributions of railroaders at home and abroad. The first American units deployed in France were army railroad regiments This story will be told with a detailed scale model of the 1917 Battle of Cambrai.

PROTECTING THE LINE
The First Railroad Police Unit in the Nation
August - September
The B&O Railroad established the first railroad police unit in 1847. The legacy of this unit lives on through the modern-day CSX police. This exhibit highlights railroad police history and provides a peek into the Museum's future with the opening of First Mile Stables, a new home for Baltimore City's Mounted Police Unit.

 


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