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Accession number 2010.20
Collection Lonto / Watson Collection
Object ID 2010.20.27.8
Object Name Roster
Date Between 1948 and 1970
Title Car Rosters - Metropolitan Street Railway Horse Cars and Street Cars
Scope & Content 19 documents listing the numbers; builders; disposition; and descriptions of Metropolitan Street Railway (MSRy) horse cars and street cars. One document describes the route of the Metropolitan Street Lines. Several documents are not dated.

Cars from the following Metropolitan Street Railway Lines are noted: First Avenue Line; 34th Street Crosstown Line.

Also lists and describes cars from the following early agencies: Central Park, North & East River Railroad Company; Second Avenue Railroad; Third Avenue Railroad; 28th and 29th Streets Crosstown Railroad Company; New York and Harlem Railroad; Eighth Avenue Railroad; Ninth Avenue Railroad.

Lists cars that were transferred to the following agencies: Union Railway Company; New York Railways; Long Island Electric Railway; Quebec Railway, Light and Power.
Extent of Description 93 pieces of looseleaf paper.
Level of description Folder
Search Terms Horsecars
Subjects Electric railroads --Cars.
Horse cars
Horse-drawn vehicles
Street railroads
Street railroads--cars
Trolleys
People/ Corporations Central Park, North and East River Railroad Company
Long Island Electric
Metropolitan Street Railway Company
New York and Harlem Railroad
New York Railways Company
Second Avenue Railroad Company
Third Avenue Railroad
Union Railway Company