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Title Ticket, transportation: Delaware. Lackawanna & Western R.R.; Monthly Commutation between 3 Montclair & N.Y. Sept.1917.
Object Name Ticket, Transportation
Catalog Number 2013.001.0097
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Railroad ticket: Delaware. Lackawanna & Western Railroad; Monthly Commutation Ticket between 3 Montclair and New York. September 1917. Ticket of L. M. Requa.

Printed dark pink cardstock, 2-5/8" high x 4" wide; numerous conductor's punches. Ticket number: 58. Reverse with sales agent dated validation stamp: D.L.&W.R.R. CO. Aug 13 '17 Hoboken NJ.

From L 60
Terms and conditions on back: Good for "Sixty Rides on Continuous Trains..."

While sold for travel to New York, the trains would operate to or from Lackawanna Terminal in Hoboken and required a ferry ride (included in the cost of fare) on the railroad's Hoboken Ferry at that point (or at the rider's own expense, using the Hudson & Manhattan Railroad - The Tubes.)

This was during World War I.
People Requa, L. M.
Date 1917
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1917
Search Terms Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Hoboken Ferry Company
Caption front
Imagefile 242\20130010097.TIF
Classification Railroads
Domestic Life