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Title Hudson & Manhattan Railroad Company Rapid Transit Service, Train Records. Sept. 1911 to June 1918.
Object Name Book, Record
Catalog Number 2008.012.0072
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Hudson & Manhattan Railroad Company Rapid Transit Service, Train Records. September 1911 to June 1918. Bound ledger ca. 14" high x 19" wide x 1-1/4" thick with custom printed columnar form leaves (railroad's "Form 63"); 100 leaves (200 pages.)

Entries, pencil and black or red ink, by one month per division (a specific route such as "Summit Ave. - Church St.") Data was then recorded on it by date for the number of trains, total number of cars and monthly totals. It does not record times such as departure, arrival or length of trip. It does not include any financial information. It also does not state where this information was tallied.

The divisions recorded in this book is almost all Summit Ave. to either Church St. or Park Place with some pages devoted to deadhead movements of "Class D & P.R.R. (Pennsylvania Railroad) cars" along with some Branch Services.

Remarks at the bottom of leaves include schedule notes and changes including holidays, "experimental mileage," and some deadhead movements.

Binding is a canvas cover over boards with cover title printed on cloth. Title is "H.&M. R.R. Co. Rapid Transit Service - Train Record."

Sheets measure 13-3/8" high x 18" wide.

Archives 2008.012.0071 to .0073 are a group of H&M train records with various dates (some overlapping), cover titles and contents.
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Date 1911-1918
Year Range from 1911
Year Range to 1918
Search Terms Hudson & Manhattan Railroad
Pennsylvania Railroad Company
Caption detail cover title
Imagefile 065\20080120072.TIF
Classification Travel
Business & Commerce