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Title Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Company, The. Car Department. Classification of Freight Equipment.
Object Name Book
Catalog Number 2010.007.0088
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Summary The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Company. Car Department. Classification of Freight Equipment. Corrected to May 1, 1952. Reprint edition, Erie Lackawanna Historical Society, Inc., May 1992.

Oblong softcover album (post binding), 4-1/2" high x 11-1/4" wide, unpaginated, ca. 100 leaves.

Reprints of technical diagrams and specification sheets of various types of freight cars and rolling stock including work cars. An index at the front lists the cars by general kinds with there series (or road numbers) along with Association of American Railroad (A.A.R.) classifications and classes. (List of sheet titles is in notes. The sheets state the number of each car in service as of 1952. Many of the sheets near the back are for company work cars such as cranes, snowplows, bunk cars, etc (typical maintence of way equipment) and quantities are not stated in that group. Quality of images is good with only a couple that are difficult to read due to the defective condition of the originals used to prepare this volume.

While Hoboken was the location of the Lackawanna Terminal which was primarily for passenger service, some freight was handled in the yard, and some equipment would have been seen in Hoboken. (Most went to D.L.& W.'s Jersey City freight yard and warehouses.) Where the original drawings were produced is not stated.
Publisher Erie Lackawanna Historical Society
Published Date 1992
Copy# 0
Search Terms Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Year Range from 1992
Year Range to 1992
ISBN 0-9632787-1-1
Notes Sheet titles (for many items there are several leaves with the same name, but with varying specifications such as capacity in tons.)

Steel Frame Caboose Cars
Refrigerator Cars
Steel Auto Cars
Flat Cars
Covered Hopper Cars
Hopper for Bulk Cement Loading
Steel Gondola Cars with Cement
LCL [Less than Car Load] Container Cars
Box Cars
Steel Box Cars
Steel Ventilated Box Cars
Semi-light Weight Steel Box Cars
Stock Cars
Steel Gondola Cars
Steel Hopper Cars
Idler Cars for Wrecking Train
Clark Extension Side Dump Cars
Magor Air Dump Cars
Koppel Air Dump Cars
Company Service Bunk & Living Car
B. & B. Dept. Work Car
Reel Car - Steel
Flanger Cars
Relief Derrick at Hampton Yard
Steam Derrick
Locomotive Crane Self Propelled
Locomotive Crane
Tank Car
Double Track Wing Snow Plow & Flanger
Scale Test Car
Tool Car
Block & Tool Car
Signal & B. & B. Dept. Tool Cars
Idler for Crane no. 95935
Commissary Car - Road Dept.
Wash Car - Road Dept.
Bunk & Living Car - Road Dept.
Roadway Dept. Gondola Car
Idler for Wreck Train
Tower Car
Hart Selective Ballast Car
Caption front cover
Imagefile 074\20100070088.TIF
Classification Railroads
Engineering
Transportation
Machinery