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Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) abandonment index, Part I
Index cards to PRR finance dockets
United States. Interstate Commerce Commission
On the top line of each index card, there is a docket number, the date filed, and section of the law under which it was filed. The next line indicates the name of the railroad. The short text is an abstract of the case. For an abandonment, the county and state in which the tracks are located are usually indicated, along with the length of track to be abandoned, and the end points of the abandonment as indicated by a town name or mile posts. Some of the cards include a handwritten notation indicating where the case can be found in the printed ICC Reports.
Railroads and stateRailroad tracksRailroads--AbandonmentRailroads--Abandonment--Government policy
Pennsylvania Railroad (Corporate Name)
1 PDF (305 pages ; 2.92 megabytes)
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Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Interstate Commerce Commission railroad abandonment index (Accession AVD.ICC.2014.001)
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Interstate Commerce Commission railroad abandonment index (Accession AVD.ICC.2014.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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