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Pennsylvania Railroad / Long Island Rail Road TrucTrain Logo Shirt

Pennsylvania Railroad / Long Island Rail Road TrucTrain Logo Shirt

$20.00

 Pennsylvania Railroad / Long Island Rail Road TrucTrain Logo Shirt

  • Printed on Front
  • 100% Cotton
  • Shirt Color - Gravel

A group of trailers are being lined up and loaded aboard freight cars of the Pennsylvania Railroad, for movement out of the New York yards on the maiden “TrucTrain” run. Two fast trains of specially-designed 75-foot flatcars, carrying about 100 loaded trailers each, left New York and Chicago simultaneously, each headed for the other city over the 903 miles of rails.

The piggyback freight service, the first of the long-haul movements of this type, was set up to assure truck line customers of early second-morning deliveries in New York and Chicago. The Old Motor press photo is dated March 3, 1955.

This entry was posted in Trucks, Buses and Equipment and tagged Pennsylvania Railroad, Piggyback Freight, Truck Train.

 

*Image is a representation and may not be exact


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