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Title Train service order, four: Hudson & Manhattan Railroad Co., Midnight Service, Single Track Operation, Superintendent's Office, July; Sept., 1918. Plus: 3 Work Train Orders.
Object Name Form
Catalog Number 2013.005.0177
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a Friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Train service order, four: Hudson & Manhattan Railroad Company, Midnight Service, Single Track Operation, Superintendent's Office, July 28, 30; Sept. 4, 9, 1918.

With: three printed form with holographic entries: Train Work Order, July 26, 28; Sept. 9, 1918.

Printed onion skin paper of a multi-part carbon form, 8-1/4" wide x 10-1/4" high. Two are carbon copies; two originals (pencil).

All orders include entries for Hoboken.

1. Midnight Service, Single Track Operation, July 28, 1918. Carbon copy.
2. Midnight Service, Single Track Operation, July 30, 1918. Original (pencil).
3. Midnight Service, Single Track Operation, September 4, 1918. Original.
4. Midnight Service, Single Track Operation, September 9, 1918. Carbon copy.

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Work Train Orders
The first two of these documents are for "Collector Train" which was apparently in colloquial terms, the "money train" for the collection of fares and receipts from along the system stations; the third one is apparently for a maintenance train.
5. Work Train Order, No. 3, July 26, 1918, original.
6. Work Train Order, No. 3, July 28, 1918, carbon copy.
7. Work Train Order, no. 3, Sept. 9, 1918, original.

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Items 1 to 4:
Forms are imprinted with sections, from top to bottom:
Single Track Operation
Northern Division
Southern and Western Division
Western Division

Table at lower right for entries in four columns titled:
Conductor
Motorman
Towermen
Time

Items 1 and 2 are: Form 986A (6M-9-17-B.P.)
Items 3 and 4 are: Form 986A (6M-5-18-B.P.)

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Items 5 to 7: Form 985 (6M-12-16-B.P.)
Date 1918
Year Range from 1918.0
Year Range to 1918.0
Search Terms Hudson & Manhattan Railroad
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Caption 1: Midnight Service, Single Track Operation, July 28, 1918; carbon copy
Imagefile 217\20130050177.TIF
Classification Railroads
Business & Commerce
Transportation