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Title Placemat: Lackawanna Railroad. The Route of Phoebe Snow. No date, ca. 1951-1960.
Object Name Placemat
Catalog Number 2015.001.0007
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Placemat: Lackawanna Railroad. The Route of Phoebe Snow.

Used by the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad for dining car service, circa 1951-1960. (Dining Car Department was headquartered in Hoboken; in late 1960 the Lackawanna Railroad became the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad.)

Color printed linen-finish paper, 11" x 17" wide, scalloped edge.

Depicts locomotive DLW 820 (model EMD E8A, built May 1951) which was used in advertisements, timetables, etc. throughout the 1950s.

This placemat may have been in general use on long distance passenger trains other than the Phoebe Snow.

Date 1951-1960
Year Range from 1951
Year Range to 1960
Search Terms Phoebe Snow (train)
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Lackawanna Railroad
Caption The Route of Phoebe Snow dining car placemat
Imagefile 323\20150010007.TIF
Classification Advertising