|Title||Map: Hudson & Manhattan R.R., Routes & Connecting Points. N.d., ca. 1955-1956.|
|Collection||Hoboken Railroad Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a Friend of the Museum.|
|Scope & Content||
Brochure with map: Hudson & Manhattan Railroad, Routes and Connecting Points. No date, originally printed circa 1955-1956. Printed leaf, 9" high x 12" wide folded to 3" wide.
Text is in notes. Issued by Herman T. Stichman, the court appointed trustee for the bankrupt railroad (appointed December 14, 1954.)
Apparently a cooperative promotional publication which included Macy's, Gimbels, Saks-34th and Ohrbach's. All of these stores or department stores were were at or near the northern terminus of the H&M at 33rd St. Special promotions included discounted rides linked to theatre tickets or meals at the Brass Rail Restaurants.
The map is printed in red and blue with the routes and stations in operation after the closing of the 19th Street station (closed August 1, 1954.) A table with the map has three columns: H & M Routes; Change At; To Connect with Following Railroads.
Hudson Rapid Tubes.
Swift! Safe! Sure!
The H and M Tubes
take you directly to the door of the
Specialty Shop at Herald Square
where you can
STORE YOUR FURS DEPENDABLY
You may win a $1,000 MINK STOLE
as first prize in SAKS' Storage Contest
Come to the Fur Department on the 4th floor . . . or call LAckawanna 4-7000 for further details.
nobody but nobody is closer to the H & M tubes than
Come right out of the tubes and escalate into Gimbels. You don't even have to go outside ... you don't have to waste precious time in traffic.
SHOP Gimbels ... and SAVE
See our huge and wonderful array of special Monday buys for H & M shoppers. See big bargains all over Gimbels all the time. Remember we're the store nobody but nobody undersells.
SHOP Gimbels ...and RAVE
We're the prettiest store in town . . . now that we've been made over from street floor to top floor. See how much fun shopping can be ... at beautiful new Gimbels.
open a charge account at Gimbels
Save on C.O.D. delivery charges, get advance notice of many big events, go shopping without carrying lots of cash . . . these are just a few of the many advantages that are yours when you say "charge it". And it takes just minutes to open your account. . . ask any sales person at Gimbels. Or, if you prefer, you can do your buying now, your paying later on Gimbels rotating charge account, easy payment plan, or continuous easy payment (small service charge on these three).
[end side 1]
HUDSON Rapid TUBES offers a SPECIAL SERVICE . . . It's a
Monday Hall Fare Shopping and Theatre Special Ticket
at 20¢ instead of 40¢
Half fare round-trip tickets from Hoboken or Jersey City are sold for 20¢ to women on MONDAYS between 10:30 a.m. and 8:15 p.m. and to their male escorts between 6:15 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. the same days.
Our riders may lunch or dine at any of the Brass Rail Restaurants and receive a credit for the fare paid on presentation of the return stub if your lunch or dinner check is $1.50 or more.
EACH COUPLE SAVES 80¢
Macy's, Gimbels and Saks-34th remain open Mondays until 9:00 p.m.. Ohrbach's until 8:30 p.m. on Mondays.
These half-fare tickets are not valid to or from Hudson Terminal.
Your trip to New York City can cost you nothing.
We shall continue to try to improve our service to the public and welcome your cooperation.
Herman T. Stichman Trustee
HUDSON & MANHATTAN RAILROAD COMPANY
ROUTES AND CONNECTING POINTS
[map and table with stations and connections]
[end side 2]
|Year Range from||1955.0|
|Year Range to||1956.0|
Hudson & Manhattan Railroad
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
|Caption||front cover as folded|
Business & Commerce