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Title 50th Anniversary. 1931 - 1981. Suburban Electrification. Delaware, Lackawanna & Western R.R.[Railroad.]
Object Name Book
Catalog Number 2008.012.0067
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Author Coates, Wes
Author added entry Hill, Jean/Hill, Homer/Nemeth, Tom
Summary 50th Anniversary. 1931 - 1981. Suburban Electrification. Delaware, Lackawanna & Western R.R.[Railroad.] By Wes Coates. Assisted by Jean Hill, Homer Hill and Tom Nemeth. [Clark, N.J.]: Jersey Central Chapter, National Railway Historical Society, [1981.] Limited edition, copy 78 of unstated edition size (press numbered on inside front cover.) 4to softcover. 32 pp. plus covers, photos, illustrations.

The cover is titled the same with the addition of "Sunday, January 25, 1981"; also a block-style validation date ink stamp on title page: Hoboken Terminal Jan 25 '81 27 Hoboken, N.J.

The work covers the 1929-1931 construction and introduction of electric motorized coaches on the Morris and Essex Division of the railroad which ran to Hoboken. Photo in this work are from that time period and include several of the Hoboken (Lackawanna) Terminal and train yard including the construction of a large inspection shed next to the old roundhouse. Only photos related to Hoboken have been mentioned in captions. Also seen are diagrams and other period documents.

Publisher Jersey Central Railway Historical Society, Inc.
Published Place Clark, N.J.
Published Date 1981-1981
Copy# 0.0
Physical Description 4to pamphlet
Search Terms Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Lackawanna Railroad
Hoboken Terminal
Lackawanna Terminal
Year Range from 1981.0
Year Range to 1981.0
People Taber, Tom
Truesdale, William H.
Davis, J.M.
Edison, Thomas Alva
Caption front cover
Imagefile 065\20080120067-2.JPG
Classification Railroads
Ceremonies
Electricity
Engineering
Transport
Business & Commerce
Buildings
Exteriors
Geography
Interiors