Special Announcement

B&O in Baltimore book and Paper Plates Are SOLD OUT

December 6, 2019

The new book published by the Society, "The B&O in Baltimore", Item 10171, has been popular and is now sold out. However, a decision has been made to reprint with availability in February 2020. Any order placed for this book should be made on a separate order with separate payment, and it will be maintained in a back order file in case the order ultimately cannot be fulfilled.
The paper party plates, Item 51000, are also sold out. No decision has been made regarding a reprint, but there is internal discussion about continuing the project.



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News of Note

An November 9, 2019 update of our complete merchandise inventory is now available in PDF.

Prices are as of the date of the Catalog and reflect full retail price for the item. The prices do not reflect any special sales or member discounts. Prices also do not include Shipping and Handling. Customers should check the actual item in the web link to the left to determine the current retail price. Further, it should be noted that this Catalog is produced at unscheduled times throughout the year and may not reflect newly stocked items which are offered on this web site. It is always wise to check the merchandise categories to the left for any items you may be interested in, as well as the list of new items provided below.

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Contacting the Company Store Manager

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News About Store Items for the past year ...

The most recent additions/changes are at the top of the following list:


08NOV2019 New Book- "West of Cumberland, Book Three, Fairmont Terminal", by Terry Arbogast. Covers the story of over 70 years of history of the greatest coal marshaling yard on the entire B&O system. The book is hardbound, containing 472 pages on 100# coated paper (32 pages in color), with more than 700 photos To purchase this book, please see stock # 10174 in the Books link to the left.



17OCT2019 New Sentinel magazine- The 4th Quarter, 2019 edition of The Sentinel has been published. Again this quarter, we have included a number of interesting historical articles about America's favorite railroad - the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Click on the image at left to see a low resolution copy of 6 pages from this edition. Page two of the copy contains the Table of Contents listing the topics included. To purchase this issue, please see stock # 60414 in the Sentinel link to the left.



06SEP2019 New Picnic Plate- The Society has produced a paper party/picnic plate with a printed scene from B&O Royal Blue china on heavy (22 pt), 10" paper. The scene is Harper's Ferry, 1939. There are 24 plates per pack. They are available as Store Item # 51000 in the Clothing (and Miscellaneous) link to the left.

NOTE that these plates are now SOLD OUT. No decision has been made regarding a reprint, but there is internal discussion about continuing the project.



06SEP2019 New Book- "B&O in Baltimore", by BORHS. This book is written by a committee of Society members and published by the Society. It is hardbound, 216 pages with more than 400 photographs of 160 years of B&O history in Baltimore (Charm City). The book is available on our website as Store Item # 10171 in the Books link to the left.

NOTE that this book is now SOLD OUT. It will be reprinted for February availability. Orders must be made and paid for separate from other items in case the order ultimately cannot be fulfilled.



20JUN2019 New Book- "The Monongahela Railway, A Photographic Essay ... During the Balswin Diesel Era ...", by Terry Arbogast. This 272 page, hardbound book includes more than 600 photos, with 48 pages in color. Lots of action shots and many at night. The B&O had a 1/3 interest in the MRY. To purchase this book, please see stock # 10173 in the Books link to the left.



06MAY2019 New Book- "The Baltimore & Ohio, America's First and Finest", by Don Heimburger. This softbound book includes 800 photos, 84 in color, and has 10 chapters on various subjects pertaining to the railroad. To purchase this book, please see stock # 10172 in the Books link to the left.



16APR2019 New Sentinel magazine- The 2nd Quarter, 2019 edition of The Sentinel has been published. Again this quarter, we have included a number of interesting historical short stories about America's favorite railroad - the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Please see page two of the following magazine link for an index of the topics included in this edition: Here is a low resolution copy of 6 pages from this edition. To purchase this edition, please see stock # 60412 in the Sentinel link to the left.



16APR2019 New Calendar- The 2020 edition of The B&ORRHS Calendar has been published quite early and is available for purchase. This year's calendar has no theme but covers a variety of locations with 15 color photos of steam and diesel with a couple of cabooses and a wreck crane. To purchase this edition, please see stock # 22020 in the Calendars link to the left.



04JAN2019 Price Reduction- The price of each issue of the 2016 Sentinel has been reduced to $5. To purchase one of these items, please see stock # 60381-84 in the (The) Sentinel link to the left.


04JAN2019 Price Reduction- The price of the 2019 40th Anniversary calendar has been reduced to $10. To purchase this item, please see stock # 22019 in the Calendars link to the left.


22DEC2018 Old "Sentinels" listed- A number of very old issues of the Sentinel and its Run Extra predecessors have been listed. Note that some are at severely limited quantitiy. To purchase these items, please see listings in the The_Sentinel link to the left.
Also, several books have been removed from our offerings. If you are looking for an older book and cannot find it listed, it is no longer available.

21OCT2018 BACK in STOCK- The 2019, 40th Anniversary edition of The B&ORRHS Calendar is now available for sale in the quantity you want.





29SEP2018 Price Reduction- The prices of the Sentinel on CDs and the Modeler CDs have been reduced. The Sentinel CDs are now priced at $25. The Modeler CDs are now $8. To purchase these items, please see listings in the Videos and other Digital Media link to the left. These digital products are also listed under The_Sentinel and Models.





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