Kris Baltimore and Ohio Boxcars

Chartered in 1827, the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad was the first commercial railroad in the U.S. Variations noted are from the Kris Model Trains chapter of Greenberg's Guide to Kusan Trains.

Kris B&O 370088 boxcar red boxcars comparison

Comparison of Greenberg's Baltimore and Ohio 370088 boxcar variation (A) on top and (B) on the bottom. Common characteristics: boxcar red; white lettering. Differences: variation (A) upper car has "OWNED AND LEASED BY BY DOLLAR SAVINGS BANK OF GREENSBORO, PA." in upper left corner; text on right side of car printed closer to door; sliding panel doors; full ladders. Variation (B) lower car does not have Dollar Savings Bank text; text on right side of car printed closer to ladder; sliding rib doors; half ladders. Photo courtesy of the Blue Room collection.


Kris B&O 370088 boxcar red boxcar

Baltimore and Ohio 370088 Time-Saver Service boxcar; boxcar red; white lettering; sliding boxcar red panel doors; full ladders. Similar to variation (A) above, but without Dollar Savings Bank text. Variation not in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the G. Clarke collection.


Kris B&O 370088 boxcar red boxcar with black doors

Black doors and capitol logo variation not in Greenberg's. Photo and description courtesy of the B. Batt collection.


Kris B&O 370088 dark boxcar red boxcar

Dark boxcar red variation not in Greenberg's. Photo and description courtesy of the B. Batt collection.

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