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Tuscarora Almanac for January 12
Posted by IRTRedbirdR33 on Tue Jan 12 11:50:02 2021
Tuscarora Almanac – January 12, 1929 – The Book of First Runs
Great Northern Railway
The Great Northern Railway formally places the 2nd Cascade Tunnel into service. The tunnel is 7.79 miles long and at an elevation of 2,883.
Source: “Great Northern in Color, Volume 1: Lines West” (Morning Sun Books / 2006) by Mr. David H. Hickox
Tuscarora Almanac – January 12, 1986 – The Book of Last Runs
The Budd-built SPV-2000’s which had been running on the Springfield-Hartford-New Haven Line are withdrawn from service. The cars were mechanically unreliable especially during the cold weather months.
Source: “Budd Car / The RDC Story” (Weekend Chief Publishing / 1990) by Mr. Chuck Crouse