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Milwuakee Road 40' Log Bunks
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|ColinCRP||1864-06-29||A railway accident on the Grand Trunk Railway at Beloeil, Quebec, takes ninety-nine lives when a special passenger train carrying German immigrants went through an open drawbridge. This was Canada's worst railway disaster.|
|NHRS||1884-06-29||Northern Pacific operates its first train from Gardiner, Montana Territory, to the north entrance of Yellowstone National Park.|
|MICHRR||1892-06-29||First Manistee & Northeastern Railroad train into Traverse City.|
|ColinCRP||1898-06-29||First through passenger train across Newfoundland leaves St. Johns at 19:20 and arrives Port aux Basques at 22:45, June 30.|
|NHRS||1901-06-29||A cave-in closes the busy Union Tunnel in Baltimore, halting traffic on the Pennsylvania Railroad between Philadelphia and Baltimore. One track is reopened by July 9th.|
|NHRS||1906-06-29||President Roosevelt signs the Hepburn Act, which gives the ICC power to set and put into effect maximum rates for the railroad industry, authorize examination of railroad books, and prescribe a uniform bookkeeping method.|
|NHRS||1935-06-29||Milwaukee Road files for its second bankruptcy in a decade.|
|MONON||1949-06-29||Final day of steam locomotive service, as the Monon becomes one of the first Class I railroads to fully convert to diesel motive power.|
|NYCRR||1958-06-29||The last New York Central passenger train runs on New York City's West Shore route along the Hudson River north of the city beyond West Haverstaraw (i.e., to Albany). Commuter service to and from Weehawken and West Haverstraw continued until December 10,1959.|
|NHRS||1969-06-29||Four cars of US Navy bombs aboard a Western Pacific freight train explode near Tobar, Nevada. Sixteen cars also loaded with bombs do not detonate.|
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Here's a pic of the six, so far...