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The History Ring - This ring celebrates History, historical events, figures and fields. This Ring is designed to be seen by all ages. You m

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The History Ring

 Subrings: World War II History   Egyptian History  
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This ring celebrates History, historical events, figures and fields. This Ring is designed to be seen by all ages. You must have detailed historical information, or links to sites which do, on your website in order to join the Ring. "Commercial" sites are not encouraged, and must have a considerable amount of detailed information on their site to qualify for membership. The address you list on your application MUST be the page where you will place the Ring's HTML code.

 

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   US Presidents Preview Go
Washington to Bush. All the Presidents. A One stop place to launch to them all. Come on by and sit a while.
   The Erie and the DL&W were merged in 1960 Preview Go
The Erie Railroad and the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western were merged on October 17, 1960. Railroad mergers have taken place right from the beginning of railroading. See the outcome of this merger and its impact on history.
   The Railroads of Pine Plains in New York State Preview Go
The Central New England Railway (CNE) was a railroad across northern Connecticut and west across the Hudson River in New York. There were actually three railroads that connected in Pine Plains, Dutchess County, NY; the ND&C, the P&E and the P&C. In later years all three became part of the CNE and the New Haven. The New Haven did not want these local lines. All they really wanted was the Maybrook Line and the big bridge in Poughkeepsie. All of the lines in Pine Plains were abandoned in the 1920's and 1930's. The last of the tracks were removed in 1938 and sold for scrap to Japan.


   Old Railroads of Connecticut Preview Go
From 1844 to 1967, the New Haven RR was a force in New England. Well over a century ago, the Farmington Canal was converted to a railroad. Eventually it became a part of the New Haven. Naugatuck Line to Winstead. Abandoned railroads in Connecticut. Coverage of Central New England, Naugatuck, Boston, Hartford and Danbury Line.
   New York Central Railroad Electric Shops at Harmon Preview Go
1913 saw the completion of electrification from Grand Central to Croton-Harmon. Logically, it became important to the Central as a transfer and maintenance facility. Harmon was a New York Central-created community and came into existence because it was a logical point to be the outer limit of the electric zone. This is where steam and diesel locomotives were exchanged for electric locomotives (required for the tunnels under Park Avenue and Grand Central Terminal.






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