Last Day of February 2013

American Treasure Tour Trivia Blog

Today is the 59th day of the year 2013.

On this Date in History:  1827
The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad was incorporated.  It became the first railroad in America that offered commercial transportation of both freight and people.
source wikipedia

Check out this great video, all of B&O's ... 1950's era


FOUND ON AMERICANRAILS.COM  
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Born on this Date:  1934
American Jazz Percussionist Willie BoBo
VIDEO VIA YOUTUBE


Died on this Date:  2009
American Radio Broadcaster Paul Harvey 
Below one of his broadcast essays ... What is a Policeman?
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America is full of treasures from our technology and talents to our brave men and women...all treasures.

The trivia is brought to you today by 
one of the treasures of our collection:
Our Wurlitzer Military Band Organ.
This is the only known existing band organ of this model.
We just had it restored and it is once again running and delighting our guests at the American Treasure Tour.


As we say goodbye to February ~ enjoy this image of bleeding hearts and have a good day.
image from Jeansgarden.wordpress.com