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November 17, 1996|By Fred Rasmussen | Fred Rasmussen,SUN STAFF

This Week 150 years ago in The Sun

Nov. 21: The Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad Company have just received a new locomotive from the New Castle Manufacturing Company, New Castle, Del. She is a very powerful engine and is to bear the name of George Winchester, after the first president of the company.

100 years ago in The Sun

Nov. 17: A new girl camel put in an appearance at Druid Hill Park yesterday. The frowzy, humpbacked specimen of animal life made her bow to the world soon after 8 o'clock and was at once taken to a sheltered place.

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Nov. 22: To say that navies are obsolete in modern warfare is to say that man is obsolete, Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, chief of naval operations, told the Junior Association of Commerce at the Lord Baltimore Hotel yesterday.

Pub Date: 11/17/96

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