Providence and Worcester Railroad Company operates as an interstate freight carrier with railroad operations in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York. It transports various commodities, including automobiles, construction aggregates, iron and steel products, lumber, scrap metals, plastic resins, cement, coal, construction and demolition debris, and chemicals and plastics, including ethanol, as well as processed foods and edible foodstuffs, such as corn syrup and vegetable oils. The company also sells properties; grants easements and licenses; leases land and tracks; and services a double-stack intermodal terminal facility in New England. Its rail freight system comprises approximately 516 miles of track, of which it owns approximately 163 miles. The company was founded in 1969 and is based in Worcester, Massachusetts.