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By Ken Clark

The Pittsburg (no �h�), Shawmut & Northern Railroad was once defined by means of locals as a railroad that �started nowhere and ended no position, with loads of not anything in between,� even though it truly associated the coal mines of Elk County, Pennsylvania, with markets in Cattaraugus, Allegany, and Steuben Counties in vital and western manhattan nation. continually an underdog, the category I line went into chapter 11 a trifling 5 years after its company beginning, conserving the checklist for the longest receivership of any American railroad at forty two years. regularly starved for money, it limped besides outmoded and drained apparatus, but it by no means did not meet its payroll. It was once scrapped thoroughly in 1947.

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