Classic Streamliners - TRAINCYCLOPEDIA
The basic design was of the P7 class was taken from the USRA Heavy Pacific, however the B&O units were visually unique, and with many different sub-classes (P-7a,b,c,d, etc.) and subsequent modifications, the individual units were often visually unique to each other.
No. 5304 "President Monroe"
B&O Class P-7 Overview
B&O P-7a Class Overview
The Royal Blue on the Thomas Viaduct, south of Baltimore, in a posed 1937 publicity photo. The locomotive is P-7a class No. 5304, streamlined by Otto Kuhler.
The B&O's Cincinattian led by No. 5301, "The President Adams", a streamlined 4-6-2 Pacific style locomotive, July 1956.
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