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Collection TitleMC 23 TransportationCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByMolly Winston
Date Completed:August 2007
Extent2.5 Linear Feet

The Transportation Collection contains information on the Chemung Canal, Feeder Canal, Railroads, Trolleys, Steamboats and Automobiles.

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Booklet - Yearbook of Railroad Information: 1959 Edition, Association of American Railroads, 1959.BookletE0405
Booklet - Yearbook of Railroad Information: 1960 Edition, Association of American Railroads, 1960.BookletE0406
Booklet - Yearbook of Railroad Information: 1961 Edition, Associatio of American Railroads, 1961.BookletE0407
Booklet - The day of Two Noons, Association of American Railroads, 1959.BookletE0408
Booklet - Association of American Railroads: Its Organization and Activities, Association of American Railroads, 1959.BookletE0409
Booklet - Quiz on Railroads and Railroading, Association of American Railroads, 1956.BookletE0410
Booklet - Your Labor Union, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, 1960.BookletE0501
Booklet - Thirteenth Annual Convention: New York State Association Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and Ladies Auxiliary, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and Ladies Auxiliary, 1949.BookletE0502
Booklet - AgreementGoverning Hours fo Service and Working Conditions, Railway Express Agency adn Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employes, 1967.BookletE0503
Minutes of the Elmira Division #41 of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, 1878.RecordsE0504
Minutes of the twenty-eighth Annual convention of the New York State Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen adn the Ladies Auxiliary Also Contains Union's Recommendations for New York State Senate, 1964-65.RecordsE0505
Certificate showing that over ninety per cent of members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen bought defense bonds, 1939-45.Certificate, RegistrationE0506
Certificate of Membership for the Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of America, 1918.Certificate, MembershipE0507
Certificate of Membership to the Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employes of America, 1910.Certificate, MembershipE0508
Membership certificate in System Federation No. 90, Pennsylvania System, belonging to Jake McInerney, May 13, 1923. Certificate E0509
This folder contains the following issues fo The Trainman News, the Newsletter Published by the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen: June 7, 1965; April 12, 1965; July 5, 1965; June 21, 1965; December 20, 1965.NewsletterE0601
Timetable for 4 different railways: Erie Railroad, North Central Railway Pensylvania Railroad, Lackawanna Railroad, Lehigh Valley Railroad, 1907.TimetableE0701
Book - Lloyd's American Guide, E. Lloyd & Co, 1857.BookE0702
Book - railroad guide, 1874.BookE0703
Ledger of amount of money made by renting out a boat on the canal,1866.LedgerF0101
Envelope containing collection of documents all dealing with the Junction Canal, 1859-1872.DocumentsF0102
2 Copies of toll rates for different classes of shipments for boats on the Junciton Canal, 1859DocumentF0103
A chapter from a book about the tug boat the John Arnot of Elmira on the Junction Canal.ManuscriptF0104
Documents concerning financial transactions based on the Junction Canal, 1865.DocumentsF0105
Documents concerning financial transactions based on the Junction Canal, 1868.DocumentsF0106
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