Penn Central Transportation Company records, 1796-1986 1835-1974


Penn Central Transportation Company records, 1796-1986, 1835-1974

Penn Central Transportation Company records, 1796-1986 1835-1974

Collection consists of records relating to the operations mainly in New York State of the New York Central Railroad and the Pennsylvania Railroad. Collection contains records, 1796-1969, of the New York Central (Buffalo East Lines) and the Pennsylvania Railroad (New York Zone) (chiefly files of the subsidiary Long Island Railroad which was absorbed in 1900).

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ConRail (corporateBody)

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Ontario Pacific Railway Company. (corporateBody)

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Glendale and East River Railroad Company. (corporateBody)

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New York Central Railroad Company (corporateBody)

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Norwood and Montreal Railroad Company. (corporateBody)

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Yonkers Rapid Transit Company. (corporateBody)

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This company was organized in 1891, and was acquired by the New York Central Road Company in 1906. From the description of Time book and pay roll, 1903-1908. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 122537194 ...

New York Connecting Railroad Company (corporateBody)

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New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company (corporateBody)

Born 1 Feb. 1885 in Johnstown, Pa. Moved with family to Buffalo shortly after the Johnstown flood of 1889. When his parents died, he became the ward of his brother-in-law, C. George Hyde, who apprenticed him to the New York Central & Hudson River Railroad in 1902. From the description of Apprenticeship papers of John P. Loewer, 1902 May 5. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 44271315 Railroad company formed from a consolidation of the New York Central Railroad ...

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Walkill Valley Railroad Company. (corporateBody)

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Penn Central Transportation Company (corporateBody)

The Penn Central Transportation Company was formed in 1968 with the merger of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company (1846-1968) and the New York Central Railroad Company (1853-1968). The companies also absorbed the smaller New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad. All three companies were the result of the consolidation of many smaller, regional rail lines throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The new corporation was short lived, declaring bankruptcy in June 1970. The United States go...

Mohawk and Malone Railway Company. (corporateBody)

Syracuse and Chenango Valley Railroad Company. (corporateBody)

New York Central Development Corporation. (corporateBody)

East River Ferry Company. (corporateBody)

Mohawk and Hudson Rail Road Company (corporateBody)

Racquette Lake Railway Company. (corporateBody)

Long Island Rail Road (corporateBody)

New York and Queens County Tunnel Railroad Company. (corporateBody)

Stony Cove and Catskill Mountain Railroad Company. (corporateBody)

Midland Terminal and Ferry Company. (corporateBody)

New York and Fort Lee Railroad Company. (corporateBody)

New York and Long Island Terminal Railway Company. (corporateBody)

West Shore and Ontario Terminal Railroad Company. (corporateBody)

New York Central Transportation Company. (corporateBody)

New York State Realty and Terminal Company. (corporateBody)