Penn Central Transportation Company records, 1796-1986, bulk (1835-1974).

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Penn Central Transportation Company. Penn Central Transportation Company records, 1796-1986, bulk (1835-1974).

Penn Central Transportation Company records, 1796-1986, bulk (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.

ca. 250 linear feet (393 boxes, 266 v.)

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Schenectady and Troy Railroad Company.

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Long Island City and Manhattan Beach Railroad Company.

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Oswego and Troy Railroad Company.

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Pine Creek Railway Company.

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New York and Bull's Ferry Railroad Company.

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National Stock Yard Company.

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Ogdensburg and Morristown Railroad Company.

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New York, Brooklyn and Manhattan Beach Railway Company.

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Oswego and Rome Railroad Company.

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Hudson River Bridge Company at Albany.

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West Shore Railroad Group.

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Rutland Transit Company.

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Ontario Pacific Railway Company.

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Syracuse, Phoenix and Oswego Railway Company.

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Mohawk and Malone Railway Company.

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Syracuse, Chenango and New York Railroad Company.

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Northern New York Railroad Company.

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New York and Fort Lee Railroad Company.

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New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company

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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 ...

Dolgeville and Salisbury Railway Company.

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Carthage and Adirondack Railroad Company.

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New York State Realty and Terminal Company.

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Watertown and Rome Railroad Company.

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West Shore and International Bridge Railroad Company.

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Ottawa and New York Railroad Company.

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New York, Westchester and Putnam Railroad Company.

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Syracuse and Chenango Valley Railroad Company.

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Madison Avenue and 86th Steet Railway Company.

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ConRail

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The Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) was incorporated in Pennsylvania on February 10, 1976, for the purpose of taking over the viable portions of the Penn Central Transportation Company and other bankrupt Northeastern railroads as determined by the 1975 Final System Plan of the United States Railway Association. Conrail''s securities were owned by the federal government for funds advanced, and by its employees for wage and hours givebacks. Initial operation was as troubled and unprofitabl...

New York and North Shore Railway Company.

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New York and Queens County Tunnel Railroad Company.

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Long Island Parlor Car and Sleeping Coach Company.

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New York and Manhattan Beach Railway Company.

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Long Island City and Flushing Railroad Company.

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New York and Rockaway Beach Railway Company.

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Albany and Schenectady Railroad Company

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New York and Long Beach Railroad Company.

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Geneva and Lyons Railroad Company.

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West Side and Yonkers Railway Company.

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Rochester and Syracuse Railroad Company

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Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York Railroad Company.

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Corning, Cowanesque and Antrium Railway Company.

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Linden Securities Corporation.

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Jersey City and Albany Railroad Company.

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New York, Bay Ridge and Jamaica Railroad Company.

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Northern Refrigerator Car Company.

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North River Construction Company.

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Ocean Electric Railway Company.

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Troy Union Railroad Company.

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New York and Northern Railroad Company.

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Ogdensburg Terminal Company.

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Chicago and Great Southern Refrigerator Car Company.

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New York, West Shore and Buffalo Railway Company.

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Southern Railroad of Long Island Company.

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Buffalo and Niagara Falls Railroad.

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New York Central Railroad System.

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Stony Cove and Catskill Mountain Railroad Company.

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Fort Pond Railroad Company.

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Gouverneur and Oswegatchie Railroad Company.

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Montauk Steamboat Company, Limited.

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Junction Railroad Company

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New York and Ottawa Railroad Company.

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Weehawken Ferry Company

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Interstate Terminal Construction Company.

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New York City and Northern Railroad Company.

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Western Realty and Terminal Company.

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Canada Southern Railway Company

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Buffalo and Erie Basin Railroad.

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Rochester and Lake Beach Company.

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New York Central Transportation Company.

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New York and Albany Railroad Company.

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New Jersey Junction Railroad Company.

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Fulton and Oswego Railroad Company.

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Racquette Lake Railway Company.

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New York Central Development Corporation.

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Rutland Transportation Company.

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Stuyvesant Real Estate Company.

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Atlantic Avenue Elevated Railroad Company.

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Long Island Electric Railway Company.

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Manhattan Beach Extension Railroad Company.

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Syracuse, Geneva and Corning Railway Company.

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Penn Central Transportation Company

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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...

Rutland and Noyan Railway Company.

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Carthage, Watertown and Sackets Harbor Railroad Company.

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East River Ferry Company.

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New York and Harlem Railroad Company.

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Tonawanda Railroad Company

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New York Connecting Railroad Company

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Syracuse, Ontario and New York Railway Company.

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Park Avenue Railroad Company.

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Glendale and East River Railroad Company.

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Lewiston Railroad Company

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West Jamaica Land Company.

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Lewiston Suspension Bridge Company.

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New York and Mahopac Railroad Company.

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Tonawanda Island Bridge Company.

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Syracuse and Utica Direct Railroad Company.

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Syracuse Northern Railroad Company.

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Albany Pier Proprietors.

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Walkill Valley Railroad Company.

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Open Cut and General Storehouse Company.

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Syracuse Junction Railroad Company.

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Oswego Railroad Bridge Company.

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Mohawk Valley Railroad Company

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Montauk Water Company.

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Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation

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Merchants Despatch and Improvement Company.

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Mahopac Falls Railroad Company.

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Jersey City and Bayonne Railroad Company.

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Niagara Bridge and Canandaigua Company.

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Gouverneur and Edwards Railroad.

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Jersey Shore, Pine Creek and Buffalo Railway Company.

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New York, New Jersey and Eastern Railroad Company.

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Roslyn and Huntington Railroad Company.

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New York and New Jersey Underground Railroad Company.

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Glen Cove Railroad Company.

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Grand Central Terminal Building Company.

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Nassau County Railway Company.

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Lake Ontario Shore Railroad Company

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Long Island Railroad Company.

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Weehawken Transportation Company.

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American Niagara Railroad Company.

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Niagara Junction Railway Company.

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St. Lawrence and Adirondack Railway Company

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Metropolitan Ferry Company.

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North River Railway Company.

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New Jersey Shore Line Railroad Company.

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Midland Terminal and Ferry Company.

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Rochester and Ontario Belt Railway Company.

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Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Company.

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Great Neck and Port Washington Railroad Company.

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Little Falls and Dolgeville Railroad.

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Westchester and Long Island Tunnel Railroad Company.

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Greenwood and Coney Island Railroad Company.

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Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg Railroad Company.

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New York and Flushing Railroad Company.

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Long Island Consolidated Electrical Railway Companies.

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New York Central Railroad Company

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The New York Central Railroad first stationed business representatives in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1853, but it was not until 1870 that the railroad established a significant presence in the local railroad economy. During the 1880s-1890s, the New York Central purchased controlling interests in various railroads to secure routes into Cleveland. In the early twentieth century it built and bought lines through and around Cleveland. Yards that were key to New York Central's repair, maintenance, and stora...

Pennsylvania Railroad

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The Pennsylvania Railroad Company was the largest railroad in the United States in terms of corporate assets and traffic from the last quarter of the nineteenth century until the decline of the northeast's and midwest's dominance of manufacturing, caused by the evolution of the interstate highway system and the advancements in air transportation. Originally created by Philadelphia merchants in 1846, it sought to build a trunk route from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh via the Allegheny Mountains to c...

Long Beach Marine Railway Company.

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Cornwall Bridge Company.

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Spuyten Duyvil and Port Morris Railroad Company.

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Genesee Falls Railway Company.

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Harlem Railroad.

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New York and Putnam Railroad Company.

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Huntington Railroad Company

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Fall Brook Railway Company.

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Buffalo, Thousand Island and Portland Railroad Company.

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Utica and Black River Railroad Company.

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Hudson River Railroad Company.

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Hoboken and Hudson Turnpike Company.

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West Shore Railroad Company

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Mohawk and Hudson Railroad Company.

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