|Title||Ticket: Hoboken Ferry. Ten Trip Ticket. Lackawanna R.R. / D.L. & W. R.R. Sold Aug. 18, 1942.|
|Object Name||Ticket, Transportation|
|Collection||Hoboken Railroad Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
|Scope & Content||
Hoboken Ferry. Ten Trip Ticket. Lackawanna Railroad / Delaware, Lackawanna & Western R.R. Form P 10. Series 38 [ticket no.] 91492. Sold August 28, 1942. Used for only one passage (trip 1 is clipped.) Printed cardstock, 2-1/8" high x 3-1/4" wide. Remains of paper hinges on rear from album mount. Imprinted security stripes on front; printer was Rand McNally & Co., New York.
Per donor: formerly George Schroder Collection.
This ticket represents travel by a passenger whose trip apparently did not include riding a Lackawanna train. This ferry service operated by the railroad was to New York from Hoboken and back. A ferry ride was included in rail tickets sold for travel to or from New York as Hoboken was the eastern terminus for Lackawanna trains and to travel the last leg required using the ferry.
Many local residents would have typically used the ferry.
W.H. Dominick, Passenger Travel Manager: he served in this role for the railroad which included the ferry operations.
Text on reverse:
Good for passage over the Hoboken Ferry only
when presented to collector for cancellation. This
ticket to be surrendered to collector for the
This ticket is limited to one year from date of
sale, and is good only for use of original purchaser
and members of his or her immediate family.
It will not be sold on Sundays or Holidays and
but one ticket of this form will be sold at one time
to each purchaser.
|Year Range from||1942|
|Year Range to||1942|
Hoboken Ferry Company
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad