100th anniversary of the Great Molasses Flood

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Re: 100th anniversary of the Great Molasses Flood

Postby StefanW » Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:30 pm

One more showing the wrecked Atlantic Avenue elevated:
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On page 98-99 of Stephen Puleo's excellent book https://www.amazon.com/Dark-Tide-Great-Boston-Molasses/dp/0807050210/ he describes how an Elevated train passed over that section of track literally seconds before it collapsed, and how a brakeman ran back down the track and flagged down the next northbound train and prevented it from crashing down in the wrecked area.
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