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Title (Hoboken train ride) Welcome Aboard. The Erie Limited. (Fall, 1998.)
Object Name Pamphlet
Catalog Number 2011.041.0001
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Gift of Frank Vopasek IV.
Scope & Content Welcome Aboard. The Erie Limited. (Fall, 1998.) (see credits below.)

Booklet, 8-1/2" x 11" high, [24] pp., illustrated. With: souvenir photo postcard of 1996 run.

A souvenir booklet for a train trip from Hoboken to Port Jervis using the Chesapeake & Ohio 614, among the last great passenger steam locomotives still operating. This event took place in October 1998 and had been proceeded by runs in the same month of 1996 and 1997. The booklet is illustrated with black-and-white photos from the 1996 run plus some historical photos. Details about the run included the consist and mileposts - Trip Narrative. An overview of the Erie Railroad and steam motive power is included. Four pages of ads.

Credits for booklet as published on page [15]:
This trip brochure was edited by Captain Bill McKelvey, with contributions from Marc Balkin, J. David Conrad, Elisa Esposito, Ed Francis, Walter Grosselfinger, Tom Kelcec, Rusty King, Albert Papp, Jr., Carl Perelman, Dave Phraner, Ross Rowland, Rich Taylor and Bill Withuhn plus photos as credited. Iron
Horse Enterprises, Inc. One Railroad Avenue, Lebanon, NJ 08833 (producer) (908) 236-2200. Friends of the New Jersey Railroad & Transportation Museum, Inc. P.O. Box 8301, Trenton, NJ 08650-8301 (supporter); Printech, Flemington, NJ 08822 (publisher & printer of this booklet)

Although New Jersey Transit was a co-sponsor of the trip, it was not part of the NJ Transit Hoboken Festival which was held in May in those years.

Postcard, 6" x 9" wide: Color aerial view of Oct. 26, 1996 run with train on viaduct near Salisbury Mills, N.Y. Photo by Robert W. Lyndall.
Date 1998
Year Range from 1998
Year Range to 1998
Search Terms NJ Transit (New Jersey Transit)
Hoboken Terminal
Erie Railroad
Caption front and back covers (pp [1] + [24])
Imagefile 102\20110410001.TIF
Classification Railroads
Social & Personal Activity