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Welcome to the Booth Library manuscript index. 

The manuscript index contains links to finding aids for the collections of the Booth Library.  Each finding aid has a description of that collection along with a listing of the items within that collection.  The Booth Library staff and volunteers are updating the index daily in order to make your research experience more productive.

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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
Book - A Pictoral Review Volume VII, The Valley Railroad Museum Association, Inc, no date.BookD0407
Multiple way-bills from the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company, Lehigh Valley Railroad Company, cs 1900s.Way-BillD0501
Special Excursion Contract, Lehigh Valley Railroad Company, 1905.ContractD0502
Joint merchandise Way-Bill, Philadlphia and Reading Railway Company, ca 1900s.Way-BillD0503
Passenger receipt of purchase, Northern Central Railway Company, 1865.ReceiptD0601
60 trip Monthly ticket to the Pennsylvania Railroad, Pennsylvania Railroad, 1919.TicketD0603
Schedule of trains on the williamsport and elmira divisions the Lykens Valley Railroad and the Shamokin Branch, Pennsylvania Railroad, 1915.TimetableD0604
Booklet - How the Pennsylvania Railroad can serve you in Chicago, the Pennsylvania Railroad, 1933.BookletD0605
Booklet - A Century of Progress Expositon, Pennsylvania Railroad, 1933.BookletD0606
Time tables: Philadelphia Washington and Erie, Pennsylvania Railroad, 1936.TimetableD0607
Time Tables: Philadelphia Baltimore Washington Williamsport Buffalo Canandaigua Corry Oil City Erie, Pennsylvania Railroad, 1952.TimetableD0608
Way-Bill packet, The Pennsylvania Railroad Company, 1883.Way-BillD0701
Magazine - Pennsylvania Railroad Men's News, The Pennsylvania Railroad, January 1897.MagazineD0702
Handbill - Exhibit of Agricultural Products Grown on Farms Along he Pennsylvania Railroad, Millport Station, August 25, 1913.HandbillD0703
Booklet - Pennsylvania Railroad System, Elmira Division, Employee Time Table No. 4, effective April 30, 1922.TimetableD0704
Newsletter - Pennsylvania Standard, Pennsylvania Railroad employees, May 1924. NewsletterD0705
Roster of Conductors and Brakemen for freight and passenger lines, Pennsylvania Railroad, July 8, 1925. Includes envelope.DocumentD0706
Retirement Certificate issued to Eli McNebb by the Pennsylvania Railroad, Elmira Division, January 1, 1927.CertificateD0707
Envelope - Pennsylvania Railroad Eastern Region, 1930.EnvelopeD0708
Blank maintenance reports and service tags, Pennsylvania Railroad, freight division, ca. 1940s. DocumentsD0709
Track Chart of the Pennsylvania System from the Williamsport branch including the Elmira Region, Pennsylvania Railroad, 1945.ChartD0710
Ledger - Daily Check of Cars and Record of Seals on the Pennsylvania Railroad, 1951-1959.LedgerD0711
W.I. Ziegler's certificate of service months & compensation from the United States of America Railroad Retirement Board, 1955-1958, and pay stubs from the Pennsylvania Railroad, 1959. DocumentD0712
Stock Certificate - 100 Shares of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, March 30, 1961.Stock CertificateD0713
Track Chart Penn Central Central Region Williamsport Division showing Elmira region, The Pennsylvania Railroad, 1970.ChartD0714
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