LONG ISLAND RAILROAD. Directions in Case of Severe Snow Storms. [Caption title]. Wm. E. Morris.

LONG ISLAND RAILROAD. Directions in Case of Severe Snow Storms. [Caption title].

[Brooklyn, N.Y: Dec. 20, 1858]. Broadside. 28 x 23 cm. Cropped close at top, separated along one fold (without loss), but small piece lacking below the fold, affecting three or four words). Right margin ragged. An internal memo for posting, to be referred to by employees should the winter be severe, with a couple of dozen directives, signed in type by Wm. E. Morris, President. Trains with large ploughs, for instance, and two engines, should not exceed 20 mph. Agents and conductors had authority to halt runs due to severity of the weather. With one ms. addition. The Long Island Railroad was founded in 1834. Item #63742

Price: $250.00

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