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Tuscarora Almanac for October 13
Posted by IRTRedbirdR33 on Wed Oct 13 09:31:29 2021
Tuscarora Almanac - October 13, 1925 - The Book of First Runs
Corona, Queens, New York
Interborough Rapid Transit Corporation
The IRT Corona (Flushing) Line is extended along Roosevelt Avenue from 103rd Street to 111th Street. A station is opened at 111th Street.
Tuscarora Almanac - October 13, 1950 - The Book of Last Runs
Brooklyn, New York
New York City Board of Transportation
In Memory of our good friend Karl B
The last train ran today on Brooklyn’s oldest elevated line. It was a # 12 Lexington Avenue Local and the consist was six BU Gate Cars; 1349, 1398,1375,1379,1367 and 1395.
Sources: Mr. Karl B and the Advertiser Digest of 10/19/1950
Source: New York Division Bulletin / June 1992
Tuscarora Almanac – October 13, 1956 – The Book of Last Runs
Jersey City, New Jersey
The Erie Railroad begins to shift its passenger operations to the Hoboken Terminal of the Lackawanna Railroad. Effective on this date all through (long distance) and non-rush hour suburban trains (except for the northern Branch) will no longer serve the Pavonia Avenue Terminal. Rush hour trains (except for the northern Branch) will follow on March 23, 1957.
Source: “Erie Railroad in Color” (Morning Sun Books / 1991) by Mr. David R. Sweetland