Archive Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Title Ticket samples, 5: Erie-Lackawanna R.R., Monthly Commutation between 5 NJ stations & Hoboken, n.d., 1965.
Object Name Ticket, Transportation
Catalog Number 2011.005.0046
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Sample ticket, five: Erie-Lackawanna Railroad Company, Monthly Commutation Ticket; Good for unlimited number of rides between various New Jersey stations and Hoboken. Form MC. Unissued. No date, circa August 1965. Printed blue card stock, 2-7/16" high x 4" wide (except example 2, Murray Hill, 4-1/4" wide.)

Unused; three of the five have one conductor's punch in area that does not indicate use. Those same three have an inkstamp on the reverse: Sample Aug 10 1965 Rand McNally & Co. The two that do not have a punch or inkstamp are presumed to also be file samples.

1: Highland Ave. and Hoboken (no punch or inkstamp)
2: Murray Hill and Hoboken (no punch or inkstamp; wider, 4-1/4")
3: New Providence and Hoboken
4: Watchung Ave. and Hoboken
5: Millington and Hoboken

See archives 2011.005.0034 for an example of a restricted monthly commutation ticket, Form RC, from the same period which is similar but has a red edge.

Use of the name Erie-Lackawanna Railroad Co. was only from October 1960 to circa April 1968 when it was re-named the Erie Lackawanna Railway Co.
Date 1965-1965
Year Range from 1965.0
Year Range to 1965.0
Search Terms Erie Lackawanna
Caption examples 1 + 2: Highland Ave; Murray Hill; no punch or stamp
Imagefile 083\20110050046.TIF
Classification Railroads
Transportation