BOSTON & WORCESTER AND WESTERN RAILROADS. NOTICE. [Caption title]; [followed by 16 lines of text]: As the following Forwarding Lines upon the Erie and Northern Canals and Lakes, viz. :- Troy and Erie, Troy and Oswego....New York and Ohio..... [etc.] desire that all freight which is to pass through their hands be forwarded directly over the Troy and Greenbush Railroad to Troy..... Signed in type Wm. Parker Sup't B & W. R.R.
Boston: Oct.1, 1846. Broadside. 24.5 x 28.5 cm. Professionally rebacked, some browning and old staining, with a number of closed tears. Apparently no OCLC. Shows the transitional period of railroads operating with the canal and lake systems. The line to Worcester had been a single track until 1843. Item #64346