Bronze Centenary medal
2.75 x 2.75
Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015
Given out on February 28, 1927 this centenary medal represents one hundred years of safety, strength, and speed in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company. On the obverse the 'modern' steam locomotive is touched by the 'spirit of transportation'. The reverse shows the company's first steam engine, Peter Cooper's Tom Thumb.
With all proper markings according to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum.