June 4, 2023 | June 4, 1973
WQLN NPR first signed on the air in 1973. On June 4th of that year, a tornado touched down near Pymatuning Lake. The twister picked up a southbound Penn Central Boxcar and tossed it into an oncoming northbound train. There were no injuries.
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