Erie Railroad Memorabilia Collection
CREATOR: Erie Lackawanna Company and others.
EXTENT: Linear Feet: .5 linear feet, number of containers: 1 box
COLLECTION SUMMARY: Photograph and other memorabilia of the Erie Lackawanna and New Jersey Transit railroads.
RECEIVED FROM: Portions of this collection were donated in 2008 by Richard McHale (2008.11) and in 2010 by Darlene McCloud (2010.12). Other items were donated anonymously in 2013.
PROCESSING ARCHIVIST: Cathy Moran Hajo, May 2019
Collection Description: A small collection of train photographs, along with some memorabilia from New Jersey Transit and the Erie Lackawanna railroads. Includes photo of the 19th century engine, the General Haupt. It contains Erie pins from William McCloud (1896-1969) who served as Mahwah’s stationmaster and a station agent in Ridgewood.
Arrangement Description: Folders in alphabetical order, items loose in box.
Separated Materials: Two books were separated to the Museum’s Library. Hoboken’s Lackawanna Terminal, and Erie Railroad in Color.
Erie Lackawanna Railroad
New Jersey Transit
Using the Collection
ACCESS STATEMENT: Collection is open and available for use. If used in a publication, the Museum expects to be credited.
RIGHTS STATEMENT: The Mahwah Museum owns the materials, but researchers wishing to publish or reprint materials need to secure permission from the copyright holder.
PREFERRED CITATION: [ITEM DESCRIPTION], Railroad Memorabilia, Mahwah Museum, Mahwah, NJ.
Folder 1. C. E. Carroll Erie Railroad Passes, 1914-1959 (McHale)
Folder 2: Erie Railroad System Map, 1930 (McHale)
Folder 3: Erie Lackawanna System Map, 1974
Folder 4: The Lackawanna Magazine, Nov. 1960
Folder 5: Photographs of Railroad Engines, 1860s-20th century.
Item 1: Framed set of NJ Transit and train buttons, ca. 1980s
Item 2: Two NJ Transit novelty pens
Item 3: Five railroad themed tie tacks
Item 4: C. E. Carroll’s Erie Railroad pin (McHale)
Item 5: William McCloud’s 50 Year Erie Railroad pin (McCloud)