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  • All fields: Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.
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    • Freight approaching Tallmadge Ave. crossing

    • View of a Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company double header freight train by brick houses in Akron, Ohio. The locomotives vent smoke.
    • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroads--Ohio--Akron--1940-1950.
    • 1940 February 11
    • B & O eng. 5561 coming west, from Park St. bridge passing P.R.R doodlebug Akron, OH

    • A Pennsylvania Railroad self-propelled engine (doodlebug) passes a Baltimore & Ohio railroad freight train in the yards at Akron, Ohio. Houses are in the distance;snow covers the ground.
    • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Pennsylvania Railroad--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroad motor cars.; Railroad shops & yards.; Railroads.
    • 1948 March 13
    • B & O eng. #5658 west from Park St. bridge

    • A Baltimore and Ohio freight train led by steam locomotive #5561 passes by industrial buildings and a smoke stack in Akron, Ohio.
    • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroad shops & yards.; Railroads.
    • 1948 January 17
    • Akron & Barberton Belt engine # 16 & train at Beaver St. siding, Akron, Ohio

    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad steam locomotive # 16 with a gondola car backs down a railroad spur near industrial buildings in Akron, Ohio. A portable coal conveyor is parked near the tracks. A sign on a building reads: "East Exchange Auto Parts."
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Coal.; Conveying systems.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroads.
    • 1947 August 23
    • Baltimore & Ohio R.R. derailment, engine 4247, wrecking derrick X41, Akron, OH

    • View of Baltimore & Ohio steam locomotive no. 4247 and wrecking derrick X-41 in Akron, Ohio. The derrick lifts a gondola car after a derailment while a railroad crew looks on.
    • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Hoisting machinery.; Railroad accidents.; Railroad locomotives.
    • 1947 August 27
    • Baltimore & Ohio R.R. eng. 7161 somewhere in Ohio

    • Baltimore and Ohio steam locomotive #7161 with a consist of freight cars passes a water tank and a two story frame house at an unidentified location in Ohio.
    • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Houses.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroads.; Water tanks.
    • ca. 1940
    • Akron & Barberton Belt R.R. engine #15, Firestone plant, Akron, OH

    • View of Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad steam locomotive # 15 and a freight car near the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company plant in Akron, Ohio. Men stand on the tender. Plant buildings, pedestrians and automobiles are in the distance.
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Firestone Tire and Rubber Company--Buildings--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Industrial facilities.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroads.
    • 1947 April 12
    • Akron & Barberton Belt flying switch at Ak. engine #7

    • View of Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad steam locomotive #7 and a freight car switching tracks in the yards at Akron, Ohio. Shows an abandoned railroad depot, railroad ties, and a water tower.
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroad switching.; Railroads.
    • 1947 June 11
    • Akron & Barberton Belt R.R.

    • Akron and Barberton Belt Railroad steam locomotive #17 switches tracks near the terminal in the railroad yard in Akron, Ohio. Shows wood frame terminal buildings, a water tower, coaling station, and gondola cars filled with coal. Railroad...
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroad shops & yards.; Railroad stations.; Railroads.
    • 1947 June 23
    • Akron & Barberton Belt R.R. Akron, OH. diesel # 26

    • View of Akron and Barberton Belt Railroad diesel locomotive # 26 with freight cars, a gondola car and caboose in Akron, Ohio. Letters on the train read: "A.& B.B.R.R.," "Atlantic Coast Dispatch" and "N & W." The train is on a spur near storage...
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Diesel locomotives.; Railroad shops & yards.; Railroads.
    • 1948 June 26
    • Akron & Barberton Belt engine # 16 & train at Beaver St. siding, Akron, Ohio

    • View of Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad steam locomotive # 16 and a consist of freight cars near the Beaver Street siding in Akron, Ohio. Shows an abandoned passenger platform and a factory.
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad freight cars.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroads.
    • 1947 August 23
    • Akron & Barberton Belt R.R. engine # 15 switching, early A.M. near Akron, OH.

    • View of Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad steam locomotive # 15 with a consist of freight cars in Summit County near Akron, Ohio. Houses and a church are in the distance.
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad freight cars.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroads.
    • 1947 July 3
    • Akron & Barberton Belt R.R. Akron, OH. engine # 7

    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad steam locomotive no. 7 with a tender and gondola car is stopped near a coaling tower in the railroad yards in Akron, Ohio. An electric substation is in the distance.
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad facilities.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroad shops & yards.; Railroads.
    • 1947 May 1
    • Akron & Barberton Belt R.R. engine #16, River Street, Akron, OH

    • View of Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad steam locomotive #16 with a caboose and freight cars on a steel railroad bridge in Akron, Ohio. Letters on the locomotive read: "16" and "A. &. B.B.R.R." Letters on a caboose read: "Pennsylvania" and letters...
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad bridges.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroads.
    • 1947 January 10
    • Baltimore & Ohio R.R. Soap Box Derby loco. Arlington Tower, Akron, OH, eng. 5207

    • View of Baltimore & Ohio steam locomotive # 5207 stopped on the tracks near Akron (Summit County), Ohio. Shows a painting of a Soap Box Derby coaster car, lettering on the locomotive reads: "5207," "B&O," "Lima," "Tom Barnes locomotive courtesy of...
    • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company--1940-1950.; International Soap Box Derby, Inc.--Public relations.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Publicity.; Railroad locomotives.
    • 1947 August 17

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