|Title||Ticket sample: New Jersey & New York R.R. Weekly Commutation Ticket; Oradell & Hoboken. Unissued. N.d., 1964.|
|Object Name||Ticket, Transportation|
|Collection||Hoboken Railroad Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
|Scope & Content||
Sample ticket: New Jersey & New York Railroad Company, Weekly Commutation Ticket; For an Unlimited number of Rides Between Oradell and Hoboken. Form W C. Unissued. 1964.
Printed, one side, blue card stock, 2-1/2" high x 4" wide. Unused; one conductor's punch not in area that indicates used. Inkstamp on back as described below. Three each.
Inkstamp on reverse of all: Sample Jun 29 1964 Rand McNally & Co.
One example has holographic red ink notes on it - at right: Red No. [probably indicating that a printed ticket would have a serial number in red ink]; on line for entry of bearer: Hand Tie 250.
Established in 1856, it was branch line of the Erie Railroad since 1896. Prior to 1958 it would have run to Erie's terminal in Jersey City. From 1958 it would have run to the Lackawanna Terminal in Hoboken as the Erie and D.L.& W. began to consolidate passenger operations out of Hoboken. It continued as part of the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad after the 1960 merger and would become the Pascack Valley line of New Jersey Transit that operates from Hoboken Terminal.
Confusingly, this line was called New Jersey & New York Railroad in earlier years as well as the New York & Jersey Railroad.
|Year Range from||1964.0|
|Year Range to||1964.0|
New Jersey & New York Railroad Company
New York & New Jersey Railroad Co.