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Title Book: D.L. & W. Railroad Co. Safety Rules, Transportation Dept., 1956.
Object Name Manual, Employee
Catalog Number 2014.015.0068
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Book: Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Company. Safety Rules. Governing Employes of the Transportation Department. [Effective November 1,1956.]

Booklet, 3-7/8" wide x 5-13/16" high, printed pasteboard cover with black spine strip, 24 pp.

No serial number or recipient name inside front cover; apparently unissued copy.

See notes for text of page 2 index. Hoboken was the eastern rail terminal for the Lackawanna Railroad and one of the locations where this rule book would have been used.
instruction / employee manual
Notes Archives 2014.015.0068
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Company. Safety Rules. Governing Employees of the Transportation Department. [Effective November 1 ,1956.]

Introduction ----------------------------------- 4

Safety Rules for the Government of Transportation Dept. ------------------------- 5

General Rules --------------------------------- 5

Working on or About Cars, and Locomotives ---- 8

When in Doubt, Ask Someone Who Knows 14

Getting on or Off Locomotives and Cars-------- 24

Coupling or Uncoupling ------------------------ 25

Operating Brakes ______________________________ 27

Operating Switches ---------------------------- 29

Passenger Service ----------------------------- 30

Station Service -------------------------------- 30

Self Propelled Trucks or Tractors-------------- 33

Power Cranes, Hoists and Derricks ------------- 34

Gases, Acids, Explosives, etc. ___________________ 35

Car Heaters ___________________________________ 36

Fire Protection Rules __________________________ 39

Dining and Buffet Cars------------------------- 41

Kitchen and Pantry ____________________________ 42


These rules are effective November 1, 1956. Employes to whom they will apply will be furnished with a copy and are required to understand and obey them.

Officers and supervisory forces will regularly make observations and checks and take such action as may be necessary to insure compliance with the rules.

Vice President.


Date 1956
Year Range from 1956
Year Range to 1956
Search Terms Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Lackawanna Railroad
Caption front cover
Imagefile 307\20140150068.TIF
Classification Railroads
Business & Commerce