|Title||Document: Modifying Certificate of Public Service Commission to H. & M. R.R., re tunnels to Grand Central, April 1916. Printer's proof copy.|
|Collection||Hoboken Railroad Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
|Scope & Content||
Document, printer's proof: (Draft of January 23, 1916) Public Service Commission for the First District to Hudson and Manhattan Railroad Company; Certificate; Modifying Certificate to Hudson and Manhattan Railroad Company. Dated May 4, 1909. In Re Location of Tracks and Stations North of 33d [sic] Street and Broadway. January 1916.
Printer's proof with proofreader's marks and other annotations including one tipped-in typewritten rider, page 7; fifteen leaves (, 1-12), 8" wide x 11" high, bound at top edge. PDF on file. Tiffs media archive.
Transmittal cover sheet with stamps [submitted April 6, 1916; Approved] and notes; document cover title leaf, twelve numbered pages; blue backer. Page 7 is imaged with and without Rider A.
The Public Service Commission was a New York State agency. The modifications were essentially an updated requirement (from an intial document of 1905) for the railroad to submit statement of costs for the Manhattan tunnels that were already built and in operation.
The document discusses plans, conditions and terms for the extension of the H&M tunnels and stations from 33rd Street and Sixth Avenue in New York to Grand Central Terminal at 42nd St. and Madison Avenue.
Companies mentioned in document:
Hudson and Manhattan Railroad Company, a corporation of the State of New York ("The Tunnel Company")
New York Central ("The Railroad")
Interborough Rapid Transit
Public agencies mentioned in document:
Public Service Commission for the First District [New York State]
Board of Rapid Transit Railroad Commissioners for the City of New York
Board of Estimate and Apportionment of The City of New York
New York Municipal Railway Corporation
Significant locations mentioned:
Madison [Vanderbilt] Ave.
Broadway Line of the IRT
Steinway Tunnel Line
|Year Range from||1909|
|Year Range to||1916|
Hudson & Manhattan Railroad
New York & New Jersey Railroad Co.
New Jersey & New York Railroad Company
New York Central Railroad
|Caption||leaf 1: front cover|
Government & Politics
Business & Commerce