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us: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company

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    • us: B. & O.R.R.
    • us: B & ORR
    • us: B. and O.
    • us: B. and O.R.R.
    • us: B and ORR
    • us: B&O
    • us: Baltimore & Ohio
    • us: Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
    • us: Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company
    • us: Baltimore and Ohio R.R.
    • us: Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road
    • us: Baltimore and Ohio Railway
    • us: Chessie System, Inc. Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
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      Northwestern Virginia Railroad CompanyNorthwestern Virginia Railroad Company Hillsborough and Cincinnati Railroad CompanyHillsborough and Cincinnati Railroad Company Baltimore and Ohio Southwestern Railroad Company (1899-1900)Baltimore and Ohio Southwestern Railroad Company (1899-1900)
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    • found: Its Office of Valuation Engineer. Right-of-way and track map, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company ... 1980 (subdiv.) map recto (Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company; B.& O.R.R., Baltimore, Md.)
    • found: Stover, J.F. History of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, c1987: p. 191 (Baltimore and Ohio Southwestern Railroad operated by B&O after July 1, 1900; summer Baltimore and Ohio Southwestern Railroad Company merged with B&O; by 1893 B&O held major share of stock in company but the western route continued to be operated as separate routes until 1900)
    • found: Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, 1989, c1988: CIP t.p. (Baltimore & Ohio Railroad) info. (B&O; Baltimore & Ohio)
    • found: RLIN database, 4-20-93 (hdg.: Northwestern Virginia Railroad Company, note: acquired by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company in 1859)
    • found: Railroads in the 19th cent., 1988: p. 21 (between 1851 and 1857 opened a second route to the Ohio River through the B&O-controlled Northwestern Virginia Railroad)
    • found: Rand McNally and Co. General map of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road & its connections, 1879: map recto (Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road) map verso (Baltimore and Ohio Railway; Baltimore and Ohio Railroad; Raltimore & Ohio Railroad; Baltimore & Ohio R.R.)
    • found: Kemble, J.H. Kemble maritime ephemera collection, 1855-1988 (affiliated partner of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company in the 1960s and 1970s; controlled by Chessie System, inc. in 1973)
    • found: MWA/NAIP files (Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company purchased Hillsborough and Cincinnati Railroad Company in 1860)
    • found: Railroad depots of central Ohio, 2008: p. 9 (Sandusky, Mansfield, and Newark Railroad absorbed by Baltimore & Ohio Railroad)
    • found: B. and O., 1917.
    • found: Reese, John S. Guide book for the tourist and traveler over the Valley Railway, 2002: page xx (In 1890, the B&O acquired a controlling interest in Valley Railway. Valley Railway declared bankruptcy in 1895, and reorganized company Cleveland Terminal & Valley (CT&V) Railroad acquired its assets.) page xxi (In 1915, B&O assumed complete control of CT&V.)
    • notfound: NUCMC data from Rutgers Univ. Libr. for Diaries: Miscellaneous locations, 1784-1907
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    • 1979-10-11: new
    • 2015-05-06: revised
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