Pinsly Railroad Company

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Pinsly Railroad Company
Industry Rail transport
Founded 1938; 79 years ago (1938)
Founder Samuel M. Pinsly
Headquarters Westfield, Massachusetts
Subsidiaries
Website www.pinsly.com

Pinsly Railroad Company, based in Westfield, Massachusetts, is a holding company of several short line railroads. It is one of the oldest such companies in the United States, having been founded in 1938 and owned railroads ever since.

Current[edit]

As of 2017 Pinsly owns four railroads: the Florida Central Railroad, Florida Midland Railroad, Florida Northern Railroad, and Pioneer Valley Railroad.[1]

History[edit]

Samuel A. Pinsly founded the company in 1938 with the purchase of the Hoosac Tunnel and Wilmington Railroad, which would be abandoned in 1971.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hartley 2017, p. 43
  2. ^ Hartley 2017, p. 44

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