B&O Railroad Museum Hosting ‘Tails on the Rails’ Dog Event

Contact: 
B&O Railroad Museum   
Justice Gray, Social Media Manager 
901 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21223   
jgray@borail.org 

BALTIMORE, MD – October 12, 2022 – The B&O Railroad Museum is inviting all dogs and their owners onto the historic Mile One Express train for Tails on the Rails this Sunday, October 16, from 2 – 4 PM. This is the one and only time of the year that owners and their dogs can ride the train together. 

People and pups attending are encouraged to arrive in their best Halloween costume, as the attire and décor for the afternoon are Halloween-themed. Activities for the day include a ride on the first mile of commercial railroad in the nation to Carroll Park for a doggy playdate, activities under the B&O’s 15,000-square-foot outdoor pavilion, free pet photos, a Halloween dog costume contest, and a “Yappy Hour” for owners.  The B&O Railroad Museum offers free on-site parking for all guests. The schedule for Tails on the Rails is as follows: 

2:00 – 2:45 – Pet photos and activities  

2:45PM – Dogs and their owners board the Mile One Express

3:00PM – 3:45PM – Train Ride to Carroll Park and Doggy Playdate at the Park 

4:00PM  – 4:30PM – Dog Halloween Costume Contest and Parade 

4:00 – 5:00PM – “Yappy Hour” 

Owners must pre-register their dogs with proof of a rabies vaccine and sign a hold harmless waiver. Once completed, they must be sent to EBlinzley@borail.org. Each dog must be accompanied by one adult. All dogs must be on a leash and owners must bring waste bags. 

For more information, visit https://borail.events/TailsonRails


About the B&O Railroad Museum   

The B&O Railroad Museum, the birthplace of American railroading, located in Baltimore, Maryland is a full affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, and a National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Site. It is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of American railroading and its impact on American society, culture, and economy. The museum is home to the oldest, most comprehensive collection of railroad artifacts in the Western Hemisphere including an unparalleled roster of 19th and 20th century railroad equipment, the 1851 Mt. Clare Station, the 1884 Baldwin Roundhouse and first mile of commercial railroad track in America. In 2019, the museum welcomed guests from all 50 states and 40 countries. For further information on the B&O Railroad Museum, please call 410- 752-2490 or visit borail.org. 

Ransom007
Anaheim, CA

The roundhouse was my favorite part, because it gives a true feel for what goes on in a roundhouse—the cars are stationary, but seeing the actual tracks is eye-opening.

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