East St. Louis, IL

Cone Yard

B&O Railroad

Estimated GPS Coordinates: 38.633651,-90.151814

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History

In 1909, the B&O constructed an engine terminal and roundhouse at Cone Yard. Remains of the facility are still present in 2020 but may not last much longer.

B&Os Washington, Indiana, Shops by Edward Young in The Sentinel from Baltimore and Ohio RR Society, First Quarter 2012

Expansion and Modernization of Cone Yard at East. St. Louis, IL, began in August, 1945 and was completed December, 1946. The rail facilities include 24 classification tracks, a ten-stall engine house, a 115-foot turntable, and a new modern coaling station.

B and O Magazine, April, 1948, Mike Lusher

East St. Louis Baltimore and Ohio Cone Yard Construction

Railway Age v.124 1948 Apr-Jun, Hathitrust.org

Train 55 at Cone Yard

B&O Employees Magazine

East St. Louis B&O Engine House

B&O Railroad Museum

East St. Louis Baltimore and Ohio Cone Yard Roundhouse Map 1948

Railway Age v.124 1948 Apr-Jun, Hathitrust.org

East St. Louis Baltimore and Ohio Cone Yard Roundhouse Map East End 1948

Railway Age v.124 1948 Apr-Jun, Hathitrust.org

East St. Louis Baltimore and Ohio Cone Yard Roundhouse 1974

USGS Earth Explorer

East St. Louis Baltimore and Ohio Cone Yard Yardmaster Office and Tower

Railway Age v.124 1948 Apr-Jun, Hathitrust.org

East St. Louis Baltimore and Ohio Cone Yard Coaling Tower

Railway Age v.124 1948 Apr-Jun, Hathitrust.org

B and O Cone Yard, April, 1948

B and O Magazine, April, 1948, Mike Lusher

B&O Ditch Crew

B&O Employees Magazine

B&O Engine 5093 Pride of Cone Yard

B&O Employees Magazine

Locomotive at Cone Yard

Don Morice

Rear View Train at Cone Yard

Don Morice

East St. Louis Baltimore and Ohio, Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy, and Louisville and Nashville Roundhouses 1968

Created by David Cantrell using USGS Earth Explorer

CSX Cone Yard

William A. Shaffer

East St. Louis Baltimore and Ohio Cone Yard Roundhouse 2019

Google Earth

B&O roundhouse and turntable East St. Louis

CSX - East St. Louis, IL

Going, Going...Cone

B&O - East St. Louis, IL

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