Lehigh Valley Service To NY/NJ

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Posted by Pumpers on Saturday, August 03, 2019 12:09 PM

timz, Good catch, thank you - I did not check the symbols - the one that looks like a tall letter "S" with a circle in the middle means Sunday only.  So trains 72 and 74 are Sunday only.  

By the way, I found the complete 1923 Official Guide (and more) online at https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/007328570

1923 is a fairly good scan, with the LV starting on page 106.  

Still looking for an LV timetable in the 1938 to 1950(?) era with LV locals going to LV Johnston Ave terminal.

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Posted by Deggesty on Monday, August 05, 2019 10:45 AM

Pumpers, thank you for that reference. I looked it up, and saw that the July, 1923 issue is listed. The Guide was issued monthly for many, many years. I was surprised see see bimonthly issues towards the end of the 19th centrury--and there was no listing there for the June, 1893 issue; I have a photographic copy of the original (I do not remember who produced it).

Johnny

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Posted by timz on Monday, August 05, 2019 3:46 PM

The book says the South Plainfield local ended June 1948 -- it has a 1945 timetable showing it running to LV's Communipaw station, a short walk from the CNJ ferry.

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