Tag Archives: Baltimore

President Street Station: Baltimore Civil War Museum

During the Civil War, three separate railroads served Baltimore, Maryland. Because of city ordinances against noise, locomotives could not be run through downtown. So, the railroads had their own terminals and tracks a few blocks apart, interconnected with city streets … Continue reading

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Lee-Jackson Statue in Baltimore

On a recent business trip to John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, I stopped by the Lee-Jackson monument, which I had previously seen. I took a few photos of this impressive commemorative equestrian statue, which is one of the few … Continue reading

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Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum: “The War Came by Train” – Part 3

Here is the third and final installment of the series of Cannonball blog posts on the special exhibit “The War Came by Train” currently being shown at the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum in downtown Baltimore, Maryland. My grandfather Harry … Continue reading

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Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum: “The War Came by Train” – Part 2

Here is Part 2 of a series of photographs taken by Scott Mingus in September2011 in Baltimore, Maryland, at the B&O Railroad Museum. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, a conflict which saw the first mass … Continue reading

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Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum: “The War Came by Train” – Part 1

Each year for my birthday each of my three kids spends time with me, with outings to Strasburg to ride the steam train, major league baseball games, Harpers Ferry, The Naval Museum in Washington, etc. Here are some photos from … Continue reading

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