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Title Tickets, transportation, 12: Erie Lackawanna Railway Co., Monthly Commutation Ticket between Hoboken & Ridgewood or Suffern, Jan.to Dec. 1976.
Object Name Ticket, Transportation
Catalog Number 2013.001.0095
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Railroad tickets, 12: Erie Lackawanna Railway Co., Monthly Commutation Ticket, 10 between Hoboken and Ridgewood, two between Suffern and Hoboken January to December, 1976. Form MC except for July & August.

Printed cream cardstock in black ink and ink color of color code for month, 2" high x 3-3/16 to 3-1/4" wide except July & August, 3-5/8" wide. Single punch on several for gender of user. Purchase validation stamp on back of those without machine printed stamp (using stamp: E.L. RY.) Serial numbers varied (and format varies.)

The Suffern ticket have a machine printed ticket applied to the base ticket and a validation stamp for the month on the front in a style that is different and bolder than the usual square purchase validation stamps.

Note: the railroad declared bankruptcy in April, 1976 and its operations were taken over by Conrail (Consolidated Rail Corporation.)

Donald Campbell, Manager, Suburban Traffic.
Purchaser name.
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See 2011.005.0177 for another group of 1976 monthly tickets in a different format.
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railroad / commuting

Date 1976
Year Range from 1976
Year Range to 1976
Search Terms Erie Lackawanna
Erie Lackawanna Railway
Conrail (Consolidated Rail Corp.)
Caption twelve 1976 Erie Lackawanna Railway monthly commutation tickets
Imagefile 236\20130010095.TIF
Classification Railroads
Transportation
Business & Commerce