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Tuscarora Almanac for March 17
Posted by IRTRedbirdR33 on Sun Mar 17 09:39:59 2019
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Tuscarora Almanac - March 17, 1919 - The Book of Wrecks
Upper New York Bay
New York City Department of Plants and Structures
The freighter WAUBESA outbound for Europe collides in heavy fog with the Staten Island ferryboats MAYOR GAYNOR and QUEENS. The ferryboats suffer some damage but the WAUBESA sinks.
Source: “The Perils of the Port of New York” (Dodd Mead /1973) by Jeanette Rattray
Tuscarora Almanac – March 17, 1954 – The Book of Last Runs
Jersey City, New Jersey
This is the final day of steam operation. The last run is made by K1 Pacific 2530 operating on New Jersey and New York Railroad. (today’s Pascack Valley Line).
Source: “Erie-DL&W-EL Trackside”, (Morning Sun Books /2017) by Mr. Bob Krone
Tuscarora Almanac – March 17, 2011 – The Book of First Runs
Long Island City, New York
New York City Transit Authority
The “23rd Street-Ely Avenue” station on the Queens Line is renamed “Court Square-23rd Street”.
Source: New York Division Bulletin /July 2011