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Re: [Z_Scale] Today In History

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  • Alan Cox
    On Sun, 3 Mar 2013 06:55:45 -0800 (PST) ... 1843 Opening of the Padarn Railway 1943 Bethnal Green Tube disaster. 173 people (62 children) died in a crush while
    Message 1 of 768 , Mar 3, 2013
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      On Sun, 3 Mar 2013 06:55:45 -0800 (PST)
      "FT. Dewey" <kc5uci_2@...> wrote:

      > Birthday - 1831 George M Pullman inventor (railway sleeping car)
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      > 1853 Transcontinental railroad survey is authorized by Congress
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      > 1893 Congress authorizes 1st federal road agency, in Department of Agriculture

      1843 Opening of the Padarn Railway

      1943 Bethnal Green Tube disaster. 173 people (62 children) died in a
      crush while rushing into the underground station after an air raid
      warning.
    • FT. Dewey
      1855 Western railroads blocked by snow 1874 Jesse James gang robs train at Gads Hill MO 1932 US railway unions accept 10% wage reduction Sometimes the light
      Message 768 of 768 , Jan 31
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        1855 Western railroads blocked by snow
        1874 Jesse James gang robs train at Gads Hill MO
        1932 US railway unions accept 10% wage reduction

        Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is an oncoming train.

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