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Tuscarora Almanac for October 16

Posted by IRTRedbirdR33 on Fri Oct 16 12:55:28 2020

Tuscarora Almanac - October 16, 1922 - The Book of First Runs

Brooklyn, New York
Interborough Rapid Transit Company

The IRT Livonia Avenue Line is extended from Pennsylvania Avenue to New Lots Avenue. New stations are opened at Van Siclen Avenue and New Lots Avenue.

Tuscarora Almanac - October 16, 1948 - The Book of Last Runs

Tottenville, Staten Island
Staten Island Rapid Transit Railway Company
Perth Amboy Sub-Division

Service is discontinued on the Tottenville - Perth Amboy Ferry across the Arthur Kill River. The final crossing is made by the ferry CHARLES W. GALLOWAY. She was built in 1922 and was the last sidewheel ferry to operate in New York City.

(Note: Service on this route will continue until 1962. It will be operated by Sunrise Ferries using different vessels.)

Tuscarora Almanac - October 16, 1949 - The Book of First Runs

Astoria, Queens, New York
New York City Board of Transportation
BMT Division

The first train of BMT Standards ran on the Astoria Line today in test service. The consist was (n) BX Unit 2450 - 4025 - 2451 and B-Type 2536 - 2535 - 2534.
This train arrived at Astoria at about 5 PM and then began operating as a single track shuttle using the northbound track until the Monday morning rush (10/17/49) when No 2 Fourth Avenue Locals began regular service to Astoria making this an all BMT operation.

Source: New York Division Bulletin / June 1992

Tuscarora Almanac – October 16, 1958 – The Book of Last Runs

Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania
Wilkes-Barre Transit

Trackless trolley service in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania comes to an end. The final run is made on the Forty-Fourth / West Pittston Line.

Source: “Pennsylvania Trolleys in Color” (Morning Sun Books /1997), Volume 1 by Mr. William D. Volkmer

Larry, RedbirdR33


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