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Five questions with B&O Railroad Museum head Courtney Wilson
Five questions with B&O Railroad Museum head Courtney Wilson

It might deal in an industry's past, but the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore certainly has its eyes on the future. From increasing its role in early-childhood education in Baltimore to forming new ties with railroad museums in other countries, the self-described "birthplace of American railroading" constantly seeks to remain relevant in new and exciting ways, said Courtney Wilson, an antiques expert and the museum's executive director. The crown jewel of the museum — the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Roundhouse, which dates to 1884 — is located on a 40-acre campus off West Pratt Street in Baltimore. It also has outposts in Mount Clare and Ellicott City....

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