This tour will explore the history of fuel types on the railroad and what has caused the railroad to switch to new fuel types over time.
The evolution of fuel types on the railroad mirrors the history of climate change in the United States. As train travel became more popular, the effects on the environment continued to increase to a point where the government had to intervene with regulations. Since those regulations, railroads have continued to search for the most cost-effective and least detrimental to the environment source for fuel. Today electric, hybrid, and magnetic levitation trains can be seen across the globe.
Included with Admission. B&O Members FREE.
More upcoming events at the B&O
Museum opens to the public at 11:30 AM
Special Guest Lecture from Underground Railroad Historian Anthony Cohen
June 17 @ 1:30 PM
Restoration Shop Tour
June 18 @ 11:45 AM
Screen Painting at the B&O
May 26 – June 11
Music For Mankind: Wordsmith + Live Band
July 14 @ 7 PM
The Underground Railroad
Exhibition Now Open!
Every other Thursday, January – October @ 10:30 AM
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ TRAIN RIDE
Returning in 2023!
Bank of America Model Train Gallery
See Baltimore landmarks in miniature