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Tuscarora Almanac for February 14

Posted by IRTRedbirdR33 on Fri Feb 14 07:12:45 2020



Tuscarora Almanac - February 14, 1870 - The Book of First Runs

Manhattan, New York
West Side & Yonkers Patented Railway Company

Service begins on the 9th Avenue El between Dey Street and 29th Street - 9th Avenue The line actually ended at 30th Street. There are no intermediate stations. Service is provided by three cable-hauled cars. The cable was subject to frequent breakdowns and on November 15, 1870 the line was closed and sold at auction.

Service would resume on April 20, 1871 as a conventional steam hauled railroad.

Source: New York Division Bulletin /April 1994, article by Mr. Bernard Linder



Tuscarora Almanac - February 14, 1909 - The Book of First Runs

Hoboken, New Jersey
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad

The Lackawanna Railroad opens the southernmost pair of tunnels under the Bergen Hills.

Source: New York Division Bulletin /February 1994


Tuscarora Almanac February 14, 1914 The Book of Last Runs

Manhattan, New York
New York Railways

Service is discontinued on the 17th & 18th Streets Crosstown Line.
This route was operated by the Central Crosstown Railroad from 1873 to 1904 and by the Metropolitan Street Railway from 1904 to 1912.

Source: New York Division Bulletin / August 1988, article by Mr. Bernard Linder


Larry, RedbirdR33


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