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Tuscarora Almanac for June 8
Posted by IRTRedbirdR33 on Fri Jun 8 07:35:57 2018
Tuscarora Almanac – June 8, 1953 – The Book of Last Runs
Lehigh Valley Transit Company
This is the last day of trolley service by the Lehigh Valley Transit Company. The final regular run will be made by car 955 between Allentown and Bethlehem (PA). It will be followed by car 912 decorated for the occasion and carrying local officials.
Source: “Lehigh Valley Transit in Color” (Morning Sun Books / 2011) by Mr. Douglas E. Peters
Tuscarora Almanac – June 8, 1958 – The Book of Last Runs
Philadelphia Transportation Company
Route 6 – Ogontz Avenue trolley line is cut back Willow Grove to the Cheltenham Loop at the City Line. The Amusement Park at Willow Grove remained in operation until 2005.
Source: “Philadelphia Trolleys in Color”, Volume II, (Morning Sun Books /1998) by Mr. William D. Volkmer
Tuscarora Almanac - June 8, 1962 - The Book of Last Runs
Queens New York
Long Island Railroad
The Long Island Railroad ends service on the remaining portion of the Rockaway Beach Branch between Whitepot Junction and Ozone Park.
Source: New York Division Bulletin /May, 1994, article by Mr. Larry Kiss
Tuscarora Almanac – June 8, 2009 – The Book of First Runs
Bronx, New York
New York City Transit Authority
A two week test of thru-express service on the Jerome Avenue Line begins today.
Four trains will leave Woodlawn at fifteen minute intervals from 7:15 to 8:00 AM. Stops will be made at Mosholu Parkway, Burnside Avenue, 149th Street and 125th Street. No. 4 trains will then make regular stops. There is no PM thru-express service.
Source: New York Division Bulletin /July 2009