The Northern Central Railway was a Class I Railroad connecting Baltimore, Maryland with Sunbury, Pennsylvania. Completed in 1858, the line came under the control of the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) in 1861, when the PRR acquired a controlling interest in the Northern Central's stock to compete with the rival Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O). Thereafter, the Northern Central operated as a subsidiary of the PRR until much of its Maryland trackage was washed out by Hurricane Agnes in 1972.
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... strong cultural and linguistic ties with the predominantly Turkic nations of Central Asia since Turks originated in Central Asia themselves ... quickly with Turkey's recent elimination of visa requirements for citizens of the Central Asian Turkic republics ... (ECO) has formed an alliance of trade between Turkey and the Central Asian states ...
... formed a critical link in the north-south line assembled by the Northern Central Railway ... During the Civil War, the tunnel, then part of the Northern Central Railway system, was a target of Confederate cavalry troops, but was protected by elements of the 20th ... The Northern Central Railway (no relation to the original owner) leased the line in 1996 and operated the Liberty Limited dinner train from New Freedom through the tunnel to York until September 2 ...
157 West Market Street York Bridge 182+42, Northern Central Railway 01995-05-04May 4, 1995 Northern Central railroad tracks over Pennsylvania Route 616 and Codorus Creek, south of Glen Rock ... North Codorus Township Howard Tunnel, Northern Central Railway 01995-05-19May 19, 1995 Northern Central railroad tracks near the South Branch of Codorus Creek, southeast of New Salem North ... Route 238 Manchester Township South Road Bridge, Northern Central Railway 01995-05-04May 4, 1995 Former Northern Central railroad tracks over an unnamed creek at the South Branch of the ...
... Central Committee was the common designation of a standing administrative body of communist parties, analogous to a board of directors, whether ruling or non-ruling in the 20th century ... In those states where it constituted the state power, the Central Committee made decisions for the party between congresses, and usually was responsible for ... In non-ruling Communist parties, the Central Committee is usually understood by the party membership to be the ultimate decision-making authority ...
... In 1968 the PRR merged with the New York Central railroad, to form the Penn Central (PC) ... of a government-guaranteed 200-million-dollar operating loan forced the Penn Central to file for bankruptcy protection in 1970 ...
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“Her personality had an architectonic quality; I think of her when I see some of the great London railway termini, especially St. Pancras, with its soot and turrets, and she overshadowed her own daughters, whom she did not understandmy mother, who liked things to be nice; my dotty aunt. But my mother had not the strength to put even some physical distance between them, let alone keep the old monster at emotional arms length.”
—Angela Carter (19401992)
“[During the Renaissance] the Italians said, We are one in the Father: we will go back. The Northern races said, We are one in Christ, we will go on.”
—D.H. (David Herbert)
in celebration of the woman I am
and of the soul of the woman I am
and of the central creature and its delight
I sing for you. I dare to live.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)