Morgan, a conductor, raises his arms in celebration while sweat pours down his face and through his shirt. A B&O Railroad sign is behind him. Flies swarm him as Ray plugs his nose.

May 24, 1931

B&O Railroad introduces the Columbian. It is the first air conditioned passenger train in the United States.

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