EL Business Train disposition

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Re: EL Business Train disposition

Post by GandyDancer1 » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:00 pm

Remember, the EL went bankrupt in 1973? So the Trustees started divesting assets.
The EL was in talks to be acquired by the C&O/B&O -at least the Souther Tier. At the last moment they were included in the Conrail System.
Believe the Spirit of Youngstown conveyed over to CSX in 1999.

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