|Title||Tickets, transportation, 12: Erie Lackawanna Railway Co., Monthly Commutation Ticket between Hoboken & Ridgewood or Suffern, Jan.to Dec. 1976.|
|Object Name||Ticket, Transportation|
|Collection||Hoboken Railroad Collection|
|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.
See 2011.005.0177 for another group of 1976 monthly tickets in a different format.
railroad / commuting
|Year Range from||1976|
|Year Range to||1976|
Erie Lackawanna Railway
Conrail (Consolidated Rail Corp.)
|Caption||twelve 1976 Erie Lackawanna Railway monthly commutation tickets|
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