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Published Sources

Dilts, James D.. The Great Road: The Building of the Baltimore and Ohio, the Nation’s First Railroad, 1828-1853. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1993.

Finch, Marianne. An Englishwoman’s Experience in America. London: R. Bentley, 1853.

Gordon, Sarah H.. Passage to Union: How Railroads Transformed American Life, 1829-1929. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1997.H

Harwood, Herbert H. Jr.. Impossible Challenge II: Baltimore to Washington and Harpers Ferry from 1828 to 1994. Baltimore, MD: Barnard, Roberts, and Co., Inc., 1994.

Mencken, August. The Railroad Passenger Car: An Illustrated History of the First Hundred Years with Accounts by Contemporary

Passengers. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1957.

Stover, John F.. History of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 1987.

Ward, James A.. Railroads and the Character of America, 1820-1887. Knoxville, TN: The University of Tennessee Press, 1986.

White, John H. Jr.. The American Passenger Car. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1978.

Internet

“American Notes: Traveling in America, 1750-1929.” American Memory Project, Library of Congress. http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/lhtnhtml/lhtnhome.html
 
“Railroad Maps, 1828-1900.” American Memory Project, Library of Congress. http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/rrhtml/rrhome.html
 
“The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820.” American Memory Project, Library of Congress. http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award99/icuhtml/fawhome.html
 

Museums and Historic Sites

 
B&O Railroad Museum, www.borail.org
 
B&O Railroad Museum: Ellicott City Station. www.ecborail.org

National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. http://americanhistory.si.edu/

 
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