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| JUSTIN BIEBER ATTACKED OVER HIS MONKEY IKEA & Bieber Monkeys Should Be With Their Own Kind There was a time when Justin Bieber seemed like such a level-headed kid who did not let his fame affect him. Now, he's behaving like a real jerk. He is accused of a string of misconduct, and the latest one concerns allegations that Bieber uttered more... - 2013/05/16|
|This Week in the Civil War: May 13-19, 1863 Wednesday, May 13. In Mississippi, General Ulysses S. Grant’s Federals advanced on the state capital of Jackson, which was defended by Confederates under General Joseph E. Johnston. Grant’s forces now stood between Johnston at Jackson and Confederate General John C. … Continue reading more... - 2013/05/14|
|This Week in the Civil War: May 6-12, 1863 Wednesday, May 6. In Virginia, General Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia advanced into the Wilderness, but the opposing Federal Army of the Potomac had already withdrawn, ending the Battle of Chancellorsville. General A.P. Hill assumed command of … Continue reading U more... - 2013/05/08|
| THE UNBELIEVERS (FILM) ATTACKS RELIGION! Atheists Richard Dawkins & Lawrence Krauss Team Up ~ Dawkins & Krauss promote film in Toronto. "Nothing is sacred." On Monday, April 29th, the documentary The Unbelievers premiered in Toronto, Canada, with sold-out shows. Prof. Dawkins (evolutionary biologist) and Prof. Krauss (theoretical physicis more... - 2013/05/07|
|How the Civil War Changed Our Lives – AARP Though one would not think of the AARP website as having much to do with the war, they posted an interesting reflective piece on how the Civil War changed the lives of Americans. Echoes of the nation’s greatest fight — … Continue reading → more... - 2013/05/06|
|IC Time Capsule-a blog from my alma mater Though a bit outside the focus of this blog’s chronology, I want to share with you all about a blog that one of the newer faculty at my alma mater, Illinois College, is working on. Dr. Jenny Barker-Devine, who joined … Continue reading → more... - 2013/05/03||
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The New Deal
Franklin D. Roosevelt, America's Greatest President? In his Own Words.
ND&C CNE Railway between Pine Plains and Millerton
The Central New England Railway (CNE) / Newburgh, Dutchess and Connecticut Railroad between Pine Plains and Millerton over Winchell Mountain. This line was built by the Dutchess & Columbia Railroad in 1870-71.It was part of the ND&C RR from 1876 to 1905 when the CNE took over. From Shekomeko east to Millerton the line was abandoned by the CNE on 25 January 1925. From Shekomeko west to Pine Plains the line was abandoned by the New Haven on 21 October 1935.
Rails Around the Nation's Capital
A collection of articles about Railroads and Transit in and around Washington DC. Metro, Virginia Railway Express and Maryland DOT are covered. Also the Washington Terminal Railroad and other small railroads that were once a part of Washington.
The Great Bridge at Poughkeepsie
The Central New England Railway (CNE) was a railroad across northern Connecticut and west across the Hudson River in New York. The great bridge at Poughkeepsie was very important to the New Haven Railroad. It eventually became part of the Poughkeepsie Bridge Route (an alliance between railroads for a passenger route from Washington to Boston) and later a line of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad. It burned in 1974, but has been restored as a walkway.
The Central New England Railway in Hopewell Junction
The Central New England Railway (CNE) was a railroad across northern Connecticut and west across the Hudson River in New York. The station is still standing and is being restored. Details of this railroad in the area of Hopewell Junction, New York. It eventually became part of the Poughkeepsie Bridge Route (an alliance between railroads for a passenger route from Washington to Boston) and later a line of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad.
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