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Bryan Porter's Collection
 
9/25/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Bryan Porter
Dates:1/1/1909 - 1/1/1988
Album Info:Eastwood Ave. Akron Ohio. Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
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B&O #430
Title:  B&O #430
Description:  E-41 Class engine at Akron BLT in 1916, Ex CI&W engine. Baldwin Locomotive works
Photo Date:  6/15/1930  Upload Date: 5/30/2009 7:53:25 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Unknown. Edwin K. Collection
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  BO 430(2-8-0)
Views:  1414   Comments: 1
Lower edge of the loop track
Title:  Lower edge of the loop track
Description:  The Loop track diamond the south leg of the wye. There was a crossing target signal there, as it is listed in the time table as the PC&T (P&W) Main line for a couple trains to Cleveland. One being the Wheeling/Cleveland turn
Photo Date:  4/5/1948  Upload Date: 5/30/2009 7:26:08 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Edwin C Kirstatter photo
Categories:  Steam
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Views:  1307   Comments: 4
Over all view of the Engine facilty
Title:  Over all view of the Engine facilty
Description:  This view was taken from the property of Robinson Clay Products co. ( now the junk Yard on Arlington) This view shows the loop track still in, and the third coal chute, and sand pipe from the coaling tower that served the loop track. Also note the pump sheds that pumped water from the dam on the creak to the water treatment plant.
Photo Date:  3/28/1949  Upload Date: 5/30/2009 7:37:35 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Edwin C Kirstatter photo
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  790   Comments: 0
Class N-13 hopper
Title:  Class N-13 hopper
Description:  This hopper was down graded to Ash Service by this time, shown here in the Akron Engine service facilty. These hoppers were a Unique bread of hopper. The B&O used these in the end days because it made spreading the ash on the side of the tracks easier.
Photo Date:  5/23/1956  Upload Date: 5/30/2009 7:32:38 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Edwin C Kirstatter photo
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  496   Comments: 0
Akron Boiler house
Title:  Akron Boiler house
Description:  This was the boiler house that supplied steam to the engine house, the coaling tower, and was used to thaw frozen coal in the hoppers in winter.
Photo Date:  5/4/1960  Upload Date: 5/30/2009 7:19:16 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Edwin C Kirstatter photo
Categories:  Steam
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Views:  658   Comments: 0
Engine house view
Title:  Engine house view
Description:  Engine house view from Eastwood Ave.
Photo Date:  4/5/1961  Upload Date: 5/30/2009 7:23:07 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Edwin C Kirstatter photo
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  640   Comments: 0
PRR/B&O diamond
Title:  PRR/B&O diamond
Description:  This is the actual Akron Jct. The place the P&W ended, and the Akron and chicago Junction railroad joined the Cleveland, Akron & Mt. Vernon RR. Which later became the CA&C, then the PRR.
Photo Date:  7/14/1987  Upload Date: 5/30/2009 7:50:42 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Doug Pitman photo
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  544   Comments: 0
Test photo.
Title:  Test photo.
Description:  Boston Mills station
Photo Date:  1/1/1988  Upload Date: 5/29/2009 7:51:50 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Edwin C Kirstatter photo
Categories:  Station
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Views:  375   Comments: 2


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