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