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Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 10/1/1997

October 1, 1997

For the first time in nearly two decades, a chartered 10-car tourist train operating under a company named Northern Parks Limited brought 44 people to Whitehall for an overnight stay on Friday, September 26. The train, powered by MRL diesel engine cars, entered Whitehall just past dusk on Friday, stayed overnight on the tracks in the area behind the fire station, and pulled out about 10:45 AM on Saturday. The Whitehall Volunteer Fire Department helped provide the train water. Each car had a 500-gallon tank for cooking and restroom facilities. The stop in Whitehall was part of a...


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