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Title Tickets, transportation, 2: Erie-Lackawanna Railroad. Form EL-6. Unused. No date, ca. 1961-1965.
Object Name Ticket, Transportation
Catalog Number 2014.001.0128
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Train ticket, two: Erie-Lackawanna Railroad. Form EL-6. Unused. No date, circa 1961-1965.

Booklet of 8 printed leaves plus printed covers, 2-3/4" high x 6-1/4" wide. Side-stapled with cambric spine cover.

Two examples, ticket number: 12369; 12370.

Intended for use on long distance trains. Hoboken was the eastern rail terminus for the company's trains, both suburban and long-distance. The back cover has a system route map with major stations between New York / Hoboken and Chicago.

Agent's stub and ticket coupons (six each) are hot wax style carbon sheets.

Printed by Rand McNally.
A.G. Oldenquist, General Passenger Traffic Manager.

Back cover states "We're certain you will like this new type of ticket..."

Note that the railroad name is hyphenated; the hyphen was dropped circa 1965. (The Erie and Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad merged in October 1960.)
Date 1961-1965
Year Range from 1961
Year Range to 1965
Search Terms Erie Lackawanna
Caption front and back covers
Imagefile 249\20140010128.TIF
Classification Railroads
Transportation
Travel
Business & Commerce