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Conrail Pocket Tee Faded Glory Shirt

Conrail Pocket Tee Faded Glory Shirt

$24.00

Conrail Pocket Tee Faded Glory Shirt

  • Printed on Front
  • 100% Cotton
  • Shirt Color - Railroad  Comfort Wash Hanes 100% Cotton with pocket

 The Erie Lackawanna Railway (reporting mark EL), known as the Erie Lackawanna Railroad until 1968, was formed from the 1960 merger of the Erie Railroad and the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad. The official motto of the line was "The Friendly Service Route".

Like many railroads in the northeast already financially vulnerable from the expanding U.S. Interstate Highway System, the line was severely weakened fiscally by the extent, duration and record flood levels due to Hurricane Agnes in 1972. It would never recover, and most of the corporation's holdings were subsumed into the federal rescue purchases creating Conrail in 1976, ending its days as an operating railroad company.

 


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