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 Post subject: Original B&O Mainline up for Sale?
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:36 pm 

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Do you have unlimited funding? Would you like to purchase what may well be the most historic railroad in the United States? Well, now's your chance!

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CSX Transportation is reviewing 8,000 miles of rail lines as potential candidates for sale or lease, Trains News Wire has learned.

Routes under review include:
The former B&O from Greenwich, Ohio, to Baltimore.


It doesn't get much more historic than the original B&O mainline...

Get your GoFundMe going today folks, as this may take a fair chunk of change!

I presume that a regional would acquire this, but really, who knows any more?


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 Post subject: Re: Original B&O Mainline up for Sale?
PostPosted: Wed Jan 24, 2018 11:25 am 

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I don't have a map or old Official Guide handy, but could this actually be Baltimore, Ohio?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baltimore,_Ohio

Reminds me of "The Train to Morrow" (Ohio, used to be on the Pennsy):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEilPR1PXko


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 Post subject: Re: Original B&O Mainline up for Sale?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:11 pm 

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That stretch of railroad has been removed from the list of lines potentially for sale.

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