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Scope and Content

B&O Train #29 Cumberland, MD June 25, 1952
The Price Collection consists of approximately 4,000 black and white photographic images, 6,000 color 35mm slides, and 1,000 feet of 8mm color motion picture film. There is a small amount of personal correspondence and memorabilia. Black and White photos are indexed to negatives. An index is available for the color slides. Commercially produced video copies (VHS format) are available for the film footage. The Lewis J. Ort Library retains copyright privileges on the black and white photos.



  • Binder 1 9, 10 &11: Correspondence
  • Binder 2: Postcards
  • Binder 3-6: Photographs (Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Western Maryland and Various Railroads)
  • Binder 7 & 8: Christmas cards and artwork
  • Binder 12: The Film Preservation Guide, 2004


  • Albums A-E: Black and White Prints
  • Albums F, F.1, F.2: 35mm Black and White Negative Strips
  • Album G: Photographs, Howard N. Barr
  • Album H: Black and White/Color Photographs by Unknown Photographers
  • Albums I-V: Black and White Prints, various railroads, cities, and states
  • Album W: Black and White Prints, Miscellaneous, Identified and Unidentified
  • Albums X-KK: 35mm color slides, various railroads
  • Album LL: 35mm color slides, Western Maryland 1946-53, Western Maryland Station
  • Album MM: 35mm color slides, Scenic Allegany County, Christmas Cards 1967, various states
  • Album NN: 35mm color slides, scenic pictures 1962-1967


  • Boxes 1-4: Medium Format Black and White Negatives
  • Box 5, 6, & 9: Various contents (refer to complete Finding Aid)
  • Box 7: Items used in photo processing
  • Box 8: Maps & charts relating to B&O Railroad, Western Europe, and WV coal
  • Box 10: Calendars

Magazines and Video Cassettes (located on shelves in Archives Workroom)

  • Magazines (National Railway Bulletin, Locomotive and Railway Preservation, and others)
  • Video Cassettes: 66 total, various subjects (refer to complete Finding Aid)

White Binders

  • Album OO – AB & OSHR (Affiliation for B&O System Historical Research)
  • Album PP & QQ – Keepin’ Track, 1982 – 1989
  • Album RR & SS – Railroad History
  • Album TT-VV – The Automatic Block, 1983 – 1997
  • Album WW-YY – B&O Railroad Accident Reports, 1911-1965

8mm Movie Film (located in refrigerator in Meyers’ Room, 1st Floor)

Black and White Matted Prints (located in Artchives Map Drawers 9 & 10)