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  1. A Short History of the TCIR

    The History (real and fictional) of the TCIR
    The free-lance info is in italics.

    The railroad’s history began with the discovery of natural gas in the area of Murrysville, Pennsylvania in 1876.

    George Westinghouse Jr. chartered a railroad from the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1886 to transport supplies and equipment to the gas fields. The line was called the Turtle Creek Valley Railroad, but was also known as Westinghouse Road. Service to Murrysville began in 1891 ...
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