|Title||Postcard: [Erie Lackawanna Tugs. Docked at EL's Hoboken Terminal in NJ...] Copyright 1991; unposted.|
|Collection||Hoboken Railroad Collection|
|Credit||Gift of Brendan W. Nolan.|
|Scope & Content||
Postcard: [Erie Lackawanna Tugs. Docked at EL's Hoboken Terminal in NJ...] Copyright 1991; unposted. Divided back.
Published by Parlour Car Enterprises, Hoptacong, N.J. Printed in Canada. Stock number PCE-58. Photo by Henry Butz (in February 1974; see text below), copyright 1991, L-30870-E.
All text is on back. Text: Erie Lackawanna Tugs. Docked at EL's Hoboken Terminal in NJ are 2 former diesel powered Erie Tugs, the "Akron" & the "Marion." The EL and its predecessors operated an extensive marine service in New York harbor with tugs powering carfloats & lighters. By the time of this photo, Feb. 1974, the end was near.
|Year Range from||1974|
|Year Range to||1991|
Marion, Erie Lackawanna Railroad tugboat
Akron, Erie Lackawanna Railroad tugboat
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