Robert Diamond discovered the world’s oldest tunnel in 1980 an formed the Brooklyn Historical Railroad Association
History Forum Hosts Robert Diamond
(back, l-r) Richard Vitacco, EBHF president; Greg Castillo, BHRA chairman and Tom Vasti, EBHF vice president presented a certificate of appreciation to Robert Diamond, BHRA president.
Robert Diamond delivered a fascinating historical presentation to over 30 East Bronx History Forum members on Wednesday, December 20 at the Huntington Free Library. The plot by John Wilkes Booth to assassinate President Lincoln which led to an 1844 tunnel under Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn was the talk’s main topic.