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Tuscarora Almanac for November 25 and Happy Thanksgiving

Posted by IRTRedbirdR33 on Thu Nov 25 08:38:27 2021

Happy Thanksgiving to all the cast and crew of sub-chat. Have a great day.

Tuscarora Almanac – November 25, 1963 – The Book of Last Runs

New York City
New York City Transit Authority

All subway trains come to a halt at 12 noon for one minute. This is to commemorate the death of President John F. Kennedy.

Source: New York Division Bulletin / December 1963

Tuscarora Almanac – November 25, 1964 – The Book of Last Runs

Brooklyn, New York
New York City Department of Marine & Aviation

Service is discontinued on the Brooklyn-Staten Island Ferry also known as the 69th Street Ferry. This service was operated by the Brooklyn and Richmond Ferry Company from 1912-1939, then by the Electric Ferries until 1954 when it was taken over by the City of New York. The service ran between Saint George, Staten Island and 69th Street in Brooklyn. The last run was made by THE TIDES. THE TIDES was built in Oyster Bay, New York in 1947. THE TIDES along with her sister ship THE NARROWS would later find employment on the Communipaw-Liberty Street Ferry from February, 1965 to April 30, 1967. She would then serve on the Governor’s Island Ferry until about 1996.

Sources: “Over & Back” (Fordham University Press / 1990) by Mr. Brian J. Cudahy
“The Boats We Rode” (Quadrant Press / 1974) by Mr. Franklin Roberts and Mr. John Gillespie

Tuscarora Almanac - November 25-26, 1967 - The Book of First and Last Runs

This was the weekend that saw the opening of the IND Chrystie Street Line and the Grand Street Station. The last “QT” Broadway-Brighton Local via Tunnel (BMT Rt. 1), left from Coney Island at 11:59 PM, November 25 en-route to Ditmars Boulevard, Astoria. It left Astoria at 1:32 AM, November 26. The consist was (N) 3580-1, 3690-1, 3799-8, 3857-6.

The last “D” Concourse-6th Avenue-Culver Express left from Coney Island at 12:03 AM, November 26. The consist was (N) R-4 524, 823, R-1 283, R-4 681, 551, 417, R-6 958, R-4 629, 817 and 633.

The first “D” Concourse-6th Avenue-Brighton Express left from Coney Island at 12:10 AM. This would be the first train to operate through the new Chrystie Street Tunnel. The consist was (N) R-32A 3380-1, 3522-3, 3576-7 and 3642-3. It met the first southbound “D” Concourse-6th Avenue-Brighton Express at Broadway-Lafayette Street. The consist of the southbound train was (S) R-4 794, R-6 1010, 1006, R-4 796, R-6 996, R-1 137, 249, R-4 806, R-1 141, R-4 677.

Source: New York Division Bulletin /December 1967

Larry, RedbirdR33


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