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Title Ticket, transportation: Hoboken Ferry Co.; good for passage of "One Load of Scenery or Properties over Hoboken Ferries." N.d., ca. 1940-1950. Unused.
Object Name Ticket, Transportation
Catalog Number 2003.007.0001
Collection Hoboken Ferry Collection
Credit Gift of J. Merle.
Description Ticket of The Hoboken Ferry Co.; good for passage of "One Load of Scenery or Properties over Hoboken Ferries." No date, ca. 1940-1950. Unused.

Printed bond weight paper, 2-5/8" high x 6-3/4" long. Removed from a glued pad with evidence of a single staple at left. Two part form, perforated to leave stub in the book. Serial numbered, 6511, on stub and ticket. Reverse is blank.

The ticket portion has the logo of Lackawanna Railroad and appears to have been intended for the casual movement of scenery between Hoboken and New York city. schedule of what appears to be sizes or weights and the respective charge for them. The meaning of a 1-H Load, 2-H Load or Reachlight is not explained. Apparently the ticket was purchased on account in advance and was good until the "Void After" date that was to be filled in.

W.H. Dominick was the Passenger Traffic Manager (for the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad which owned and operated the ferry service.)
Date 1940-1950
Year Range from 1940.0
Year Range to 1950.0
Search Terms Hoboken Ferry Company
Lackawanna Railroad
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Caption full view
Imagefile 019\20030070001.JPG
Classification Transportation
Ferry
Theaters
Business & Commerce
Ships