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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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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Blank form of farebox and register check, Elmira Water, Light & Railroad Co., ca. 1910s.FormH0407
Timetable - Glen Route, Elmira Water, Light & Railroad Co., September 19, 1921TimetableH0408
Handbill avertising stock in the Elmira Water, Light & Railroad Co, ca. 1920s.HandbillH0409
(3) Ledgers - Hours worked by Elmira Water. Light & Railroad Co. Track Department, February-June 1930.LedgerH0410
Conductor's report and payment envelope, Elmira Light, Heat & Power Corp., ca. 1935.EnvelopeH0411
Letter from W. H. McElwain (New York State Electric & Gas Corp.) to William E Palmer concerning a reserved space on the last streetcar ride in Elmira, March 7, 1939.LetterH0412
Timetable - New York State Electric & Gas Corp., Bus Schedule for Elmira, New York, March 1, 1941.TimetableH0413
(2) Tickets for the bus, New York State Electric & Gas Corp., ca. 1940s.TicketH0414
Timetable - Chemung County Transit Schedule, effective January 5, 1973. TimetableH0501
Booklet - Chemung County Transit System Bus Schedule, 1983-4. BookletH0502
Booklets - Chemung County Bus Schedule & Business Directory, Chemung Transit, ca. 1980s (2 years, undated)BookletsH0503
Booklet - Trolley Into History Tours, Chemung County Transit & Chemung County Chamber of Commerce, 1986. BookletH0504
Chemung Transit monthly ride pass, July 1988. TicketH0505
Timetable - Chemung County Transit Regional Bus Service, September 1, 1988. TimetableH0506
Map - Chemung County Transportation Guide showing bus routes, Chemung County Transit, 1988-1989. MapH0507
Timetable - Regional Bus Service for between Chemung, Schuyler, Tompkins & Tioga Counties, Chemung County Transit, June 15, 1992.TimetableH0508
Timetable - 9X Mall Express Route Bus, C TRAN, October 7, 2011.TimetableH0509
C TRAN commuter pass, January 2012.TicketH0510
Bus Schedule for the Southern Tier Region, 1960.TimetableH0601
Bus Schedule for lines running from Elmira to Ithaca and From Ithaca to Watkins, 1927.TimetableH0602
Booklet - Your Guide to the Southern Tier Bus Network Linking Intercity, County & City Public Transportation Systems in Allegany, Steuben, Schuyler, Chemung, Tompkins, Tioga, Cortland, Broome, Chenango, Otsego and Delaware Counties, August 1996.BookletH0603
Booklet - Regional Bus Service Schedule, April 15, 2002. BookletH0604
Booklet - To the Public, John Arnot Jr, 1875.BookletH0701
Booklet - Red Book, Programme Magazine Publishing Co, 1914.BookletH0702
Stamped Envelope from Totem Taxi Celebrating their twentieth Anniversary, 1988.EnvelopeH0704
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