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Tuscarora Almanac for November 21

Posted by IRTRedbirdR33 on Sat Nov 21 09:28:35 2020

Tuscarora Almanac – November 21, 1926 – The Book of First Runs

Norfolk, Virginia
Norfolk & Western Railway

The Norfolk & Western Railway begins operation of Trains 3 and 4 “The Pocahontas”.
This will be a first class train providing service between Norfolk, Virginia and Cinncinati, Ohio.

Source: “Norfolk and Western Passenger Service 1946-1971” (TLC Publishing / 2000) by Mr. William E. Warden

Tuscarora Almanac – November 21, 1948 – The Book of Last Runs

Brooklyn, New York
New York City Board of Transportation
BMT Division

This is the last day for the Flushing Avenue streetcar line (Rt.57). The cars had run out of the Fresh Pond Depot since 1937. The final run was made by Peter Witt 8408.

Source: New York Division Bulletin / June 1984 / article by Mr. Edward B. Watson

Tuscarora Almanac - November 21, 1959 - The Book of Wrecks

Brooklyn, New York
New York City Transit Authority
BMT Division

There was a major wreck on the Sea Beach Line at the portal leading to the 4th Avenue Subway. The following cars were badly damaged and subsequently scrapped; Standards 2631, 2768-69-70, 2866-67-68.

Source: New York Division Bulletin /December 1962.

Larry, RedbirdR33


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