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Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Records, 1903-1966

Creator:
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Donor:
ConRail
Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Subject:
Passaic Steel Company (Paterson, N.J.)
Physical description:
22.3 cu. ft
Type:
Cyanotypes
Collection descriptions
Photograph albums
Place:
United States
Paterson (N.J.)
Hoboken (N.J.)
Date:
1903
1903-1966
20th century
Notes:
Railroad connecting Pennsylvania's Lackawanna Valley, to cities in New York including New York City and Buffalo. In 1960 it merged with the Erie Railroad in 1960, fand was renamed the Erie Lackawanna Railroad. It became part of Conrail in the 1970s.
Summary:
The collection consists of: a 1903 book of photographs entitled "Illustrations Showing the Works of the Passaic Steel Company at Paterson, New Jersey"; photograph albums (including several cyanotype albums) of the port of Hoboken, the terminal and buildings and other structures; a "souvenir" photograph album of the Clarks Summit/Halstead cut-off, 1914, published by the American Society of Civil Engineers; reports from the 1950s and 1960s itemizing the precise costs of the elements of the Hoboken terminal; track maps; and approximately 10,000 oversized drawings, tracings and blueprints of structures built by the railroad.
Cite as:
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Records, 1903-1966, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Railroad stations
Railroads
Railroads--Buildings and structures
Local number:
1987.3112 (NMAH Acc.)
2007.3140 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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