The beginning of February has seen a lot of train history and the 5th and the 6th are no exceptions.
February 5th, 1883: First through passenger trains between Los Angeles, California and New Orleans, Louisiana, leave their respective terminals.
February 6th, 1951, in Woodbridge, New Jersey, 85 people died when a Pennsylvania Railroad commuter train plunged through temporary overpass.
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Author: William Prusso
I've been a train junkie all my life... from the first Athearn tank car my dad bought me when I was about 4 to a full 14x16 foot HO layout in my barn, an ON30 layout in my office, an N gauge layout and I just started on a Z gauge.. I've been hooked all my days.