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Title Postcard: Opening Exercises at Hoboken, N.J. (Ceremony at the Hoboken Station of the Hudson & Manhattan Railroad, Feb. 25, 1908.)
Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2011.005.0022
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Postcard: Opening Exercises at Hoboken, N.J. (Ceremony at the Hoboken Station of the Hudson & Manhattan Railroad, Feb. 25, 1908.) No date, Printed color postcard, 3-3/8" high x 5-7/16" wide; divided back; unused.

Stock Number and series: 109 Hudson River Tunnel Series.
Publisher: N.Y.P.C. & Nov. Co. (New York Post Card & Novelty Co.)
Publication date is not stated, but is presumed to be the year of the event or the next, 1909.

View is of the dais with podium for the grand opening of the new rail system. The event was held just outside the Hudson Place (at Rivert Street) entrance to the underground station. William G. McAdoo, President of the Hudson and Manhattan Railroad is presumed to be on the platform along with Governor Charles Evan Hughes of New York and Governor John Franklin Fort of New Jersey. See photo 2005.002.0060 for an wide image of this event which places it in the location.
Date 1908-1909
Year Range from 1908
Year Range to 1909
Caption front
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