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Title Shoulder patch: Lackawanna Railroad Police Hoboken Term. [Terminal]. N.d., ca. 1950-1960?
Object Name Patch, Law Enforcement
Catalog Number 2011.005.0153
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Shoulder patch: Lackawanna Railroad Police Hoboken Term. [Terminal]. No date, circa 1950-1960? Gray cloth, triangular with rounded top, 5" x 5"; black lettering.

An obsolete police uniform insignia / identification. The Lackawanna Railroad was the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad until October 1960 when it merged with the Erie Railroad and became the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad.

The names Hoboken Terminal and Lackawanna Terminal were often used interchangeably.

The item appears to be 'correct', but its usage in this format and style has not been verified. Tribute reproductions of this genre are common.
Date 1950-1960
Year Range from 1950
Year Range to 1960
Search Terms Lackawanna Railroad
Lackawanna Terminal
Hoboken Terminal
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Caption Lackawanna Railroad Police Hoboken patch
Imagefile 102\20110050153.TIF
Classification Railroads
Law Enforcement