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Title Document: Modifying Certificate of Public Service Commission to H. & M. R.R., re tunnels to Grand Central, April 1916. Printer's proof copy.
Object Name Certificate
Catalog Number 2009.006.0127
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 ([3], 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:
Bryant Park
Madison [Vanderbilt] Ave.
Sixth Avenue
Thirty-third St.
Broadway Line of the IRT
Steinway Tunnel Line
Date 1909-1916
Year Range from 1909
Year Range to 1916
Search Terms Hudson & Manhattan Railroad
New York & New Jersey Railroad Co.
New Jersey & New York Railroad Company
New York Central Railroad
Caption leaf 1: front cover
Imagefile 070\20090060127.TIF
Classification Railroads
Government & Politics
Business & Commerce
Financial