There are many folklore stories about the EM-1's, but this is the first time I've heard this one. Sorry, don't mean to be sarcastic, but for as much attention/publicity as these locomotives got and continue to get, I can definitely say that all 30 EM-1's are now lost to the ages.
Member, B&O RR Historical Society
Daniel Willard (1860-1942) and Jervis Langdon, Jr. (1905-2004) - Two of B&O's best presidents and managers!
President Leonor Loree (1858-1940) brought the B&O into the 20th century!