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Setting the Stage: Historical Context
Locating the Site: Maps
Map 1 The B&O in 1860
Determining the Facts: Readings
  1. Reading 1 Freight Service by Rail
  2. Reading 2King Coal
Visual Evidence: Images
  1. Image 1: 1830s Flour Barrel Car
  2. Image 2: Coal Hoppers in Martinsburg, VA, c. 1850s
  3. Image 3: Locust Point Marine Terminus in Baltimore, Maryland c. 1870s
Putting it All Together: Activities
  1. Activity 1: Promoting Railroad Freight Trains
  2. Activity 2: Move Your Stuff
  3. Activity 3: Visiting the B&O Railroad Museum
 

 


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