Feb 1, 2009

Penn Central

(Wikipedia) - The Penn Central Transportation Company, commonly abbreviated to Penn Central, was an American railroad company that operated from 1968 until 1976. It was created by the merger on February 1, 1968 of the Pennsylvania Railroad and the New York Central Railroad. The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad was added to the merger at the insistence of the ICC on January 1, 1969. The headquarters of the merged railroad was in Philadelphia. Continued

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