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Title Postcard: [Erie Lackawanna Tugs. Docked at EL's Hoboken Terminal in NJ...] Copyright 1991; unposted.
Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2006.034.0754
Collection Robert Foster Collection
Credit Courtesy of Robert Foster
Description Postcard: [Erie Lackawanna Tugs. Docked at EL's Hoboken Terminal in NJ...] Copyright 1991; unposted. Divided back.

Published by Parlour Car Enterprises, Hoptacong, N.J. Printed in Canada. Stock number PCE-58. Photo by Henry Butz (in February 1974; see text below), copyright 1991, L-30870-E.

All text is on back. Text: Erie Lackawanna Tugs. Docked at EL's Hoboken Terminal in NJ are 2 former diesel powered Erie Tugs, the "Akron" & the "Marion." The EL and its predecessors operated an extensive marine service in New York harbor with tugs powering carfloats & lighters. By the time of this photo, Feb. 1974, the end was near.
Date 1974-1991
Year Range from 1974
Year Range to 1991
Search Terms Marion, Erie Lackawanna Railroad tugboat
Akron, Erie Lackawanna Railroad tugboat
Erie Lackawanna
Lackawanna Terminal
Caption front
Imagefile 051\20060340754.TIF
Classification Business & Commerce
Transportation
Ships
Buildings
Docks
Pier
Railroads