Railroad 100% Embroidered Patch Collectible - Monon Railroad Patch 4" X 2 3/4"
The Monon Railroad (reporting mark MON), also known as the Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway (reporting mark CIL) from 1897?1956, operated almost entirely within the state of Indiana. The Monon was merged into the Louisville and Nashville Railroad in 1971, and much of the former Monon right of way is operated today by CSX Size: 4 X 2 1/2" 100% Embroidered PVC Sealed BackingThe development of railroads was one of the most important phenomena of the Industrial Revolution. We celebrate that with our patch collectionWith their formation, construction and operation, they brought profound social, economic and political change to a country only 50 years old. Over the next 50 years, America would come to see magnificent bridges and other structures on which trains would run, awesome depots, ruthless rail magnates and the majesty of rail locomotives crossing the country.