|Title||Ad: Steam Over the Poconos. Railfan trip from Hoboken Erie Lackawanna Terminal to Scranton and return, Oct. 11, 1969.|
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|Collection||Hoboken Railroad Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a Friend of the Museum.|
|Scope & Content||
Broadside advertisement: Steam Over the Poconos.
Railfan trip from Hoboken Erie Lackawanna Terminal to Scranton and return, Oct. 11, 1969.
Sponsored by The Railroad Enthusiasts, Inc., New York Division, in cooperation with The High Iron Company, Inc. and the Erie Lackawanna Railway.
Printed paper, 5-1/2" wide x 22" long. Multiple folds. PDF on file. Full text is in notes.
Printed photo of a steam locomotive, but not the one to be used.
railfans / event / promotion
STEAM OVER THE POCONOS
NICKEL PLATE BERKSHIRE 759
IN ONE OF THE YEAR'S OUTSTANDING EXCURSIONS
HOBOKEN TO SCRANTON, PA.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 1969
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1969
If Demand Warrants
THE RAILROAD ENTHUSIASTS, INC.
NEW YORK DIVISION
In Cooperation With
THE HIGH IRON COMPANY, INC.
THE ERIE LACKAWANNA RAILWAY
[photo of locomotive]
Photo by John Briggs
The ex-NKP #759 at head Golden Spike LTD. May 17, 1969.
-Join us as for the first time in a generation steam returns to the route of Phoebe Snow.
-Thrill to the sight and sound of the mighty locomotive battling 20 mile grades.
-View nature's Autumn Festival in the scenic highlands of West Jersey, through the spectacular Delaware Water Gap, and across the picturesque Poconos.
270 MILE ROUND TRIP
PHOTO STOPS AND RUN-BYS
Train will include open window coaches and open Rocky Mountain Observation car. Sandwiches, coffee, soft drinks, candy available in Snack Car "Oasis."
Lv. HOBOKEN El Terminal8:30 A.M.
Lv. MOUNTAIN VIEW 9:15 A.M.
Lv. DOVER 9:45 A.M.
Arr. DOVER Approx. 6:45 P.M.
Arr. MOUNTAIN VIEW" 7:15 P.M.
Arr. HOBOKEN " 8:00 P.M.
Hoboken can be reached from 33rd St. and Sixth Ave. in Manhattan near Penn Station, from Hudson Terminal and from Newark via frequent Path trains. Allow 45 minutes.
Trip tickets will be honored on connecting El Suburban trains to and from Dover, Gladstone, and from Suffern. (No return service to Suffern Saturday evening.)
9.95 Children Under 12
TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE -- BY MAIL ONLY PLEASE ORDER EARLY -- CAPACITY LIMITED
Individuals and groups desiring seats in same car please send orders in one envelope.
VENDORS PLEASE NOTE: Selling by permit only. Please contact Trip Committee for details.
---------- ORDER FORM----------
THE RAILROAD ENTHUSIASTS, INC. P.O. Box 71
Leonia, New Jersey 07605
---------PLEASE SEND THF FOLLOWING TICKET(S) FOR THE SPECIAL STEAM
OVER THE POCONOS EXURSION, OCTOBER 11, 1969.
ADULTS ___ @ $17.95 CHILDREN Under 12 ___ @ $ 9.95
IF MY ORDER IS RECEIVED AFTER CAPACITY OF OCTOBER 11 TRAIN IS REACHED I WILL __ WILL NOT __ ACCEPT TICKETS FOR SECOND SECTION OCTOBER 25, 1969.
I WILL BOARD AT
MOUNTAIN VIEW __
CITY STATE & ZIP ........................................................................................................
Cash sent at Sender's risk. Please make checks and money orders payable to: The Railroad Enthusiasts, Inc. and enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Thank you.
|Year Range from||1969|
|Year Range to||1969|
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