Prison Blues Short Sleeve Classic Hickory Shirt
Prison Blues hickory logger shirts are assembled in Pendelton, Oregon in conjunction with a program to rehabilitate and teach new job skills to prisoners. Hickory shirts (also known as railroad shirts) are named after the cotton striped fabric they are made from, which is a relative of denim and said to be as durable as hickory wood. They are the standard uniform of west coast loggers and railroad engineers, but are also popular with welders, truckers, factory workers and ranchers. Prison Blues hickory shirts are made from 8 oz. cotton fabric and triple needle stitched. These are a full cut, relaxed fit shirt that allows for better movement and better range of motion. This short sleeve version features the classic 1/2 zip front with two buttoned pockets, one with a pencil slot. Prison Blues hickory shirts are made from unwashed cotton fabric that is oversized and very stiff when new, and will require several washes before it shrinks and softens up. Made in the USA of imported fabric.
Choose from the sizes below.
Hickory Shirt Measurement (Regular Size). Chest includes 2" ease. Sleeve measurement process: Measure the sleeve length from the center back of the neck over the shoulder tip and around the elbow with the arm bent to a 45 degree angle then eneding at the wrist break. Tall sizes are 1" longer in the body of the shirt as well as the sleeve.
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