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Tuscarora Almanac for February 23

Posted by IRTRedbirdR33 on Tue Feb 23 08:04:30 2021

Tuscarora Almanac – February 23, 1947 – The Book of First Runs

Seattle, Washington
Great Northern Railway
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad

A new streamlined passenger train called the “Empire Builder” begins service between Chicago, Illinois and Seattle, Washington. The train will make the 2200 mile trip in forty five hours. It will operate over the Burlington Route between Chicago and St. Paul, Minnesota and over the Great Northern Railway to Seattle.

Source: “Burlington Route Through Passenger Service in Color” (Morning Sun Books / 2010) by Mr. Geoffrey H. Doughty

Tuscarora Almanac – February 23, 1960 – The Book of First Runs

Brooklyn, New York
New York City Transit Authority
BMT Division

No. 10 Myrtle Avenue – Chambers Street Express trains begin stopping at Marcy Avenue.

Source: New York Division Bulletin / August 1966, article by Mr. Bernard Linder

Tuscarora Almanac – February 23, 2003 – The Book of Last Runs

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority

Trackless Trolley Rt. 29 Taskers & Morris Streets is converted to bus operation.

Source: Source: Springirth, Kenneth C Philadelphia Electrified Rail Line in Color (2016), Morning Sun Books

Larry, RedbirdR33

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