1905-1906 Michigan Central Railroad Vintage Passenger Service Timetable –The Niagara Falls Route - New York Central System - Local and Through-Train Schedules – Canadian and United States Connecting Lines

Vintage Winter 1905-1906 passenger train schedules for the Michigan Central Railroad (the "Niagara Falls Route") routes of the New York Central system in two-fold booklet format. Includes timetables for all passenger trains on the main-line Michigan Central route from Boston and New York City to Chicago through Ontario, Canada, via Buffalo, New York and Detroit, Michigan.

Included are schedules for named through-trains such as the Wolverine, Michigan Central Limited, Chicago Special, Detroit Night Express, and Atlantic Express. Also included are local, branch line and connecting railroad schedules; and a four panel fold-out map of all Michigan Central and New York Central routes and branch railroads in the United State and Canada. On page 4 is a nice image of the Old Grand Central Station in New York City, as it looked between 1899 and 1913.

The Michigan Central Railroad was incorporated in 1846 to establish rail service between Detroit, Michigan and St. Joseph, Michigan. The railroad later operated in the states of Michigan, Indiana, and Illinois in the United States, and the province of Ontario in Canada. Beginning in 1867, the Michigan Central, as part of the New York Central Railroad, operated its trains through New York and Massachusetts. Its operations were completely integrated into the NYC in the 1950s.

Booklet also a nice has nice photo and print advertisements for a stop-over in Niagara Falls and destinations in the American West; Hawaii and Mexico steamship information and advertisements; British and European rail advertisements; equipment photos; and customer, rate and equipment information.

Two-fold booklet schedule is 79 pages, and measures 9" x 4-1/4 ".

PHOTO NOTE: The washed-out texture of the images is a distortion of the scanning and photographic processes used, which frequently alter the sharper textures of the images on the actual card. The photo and scans also exaggerate the prominence of lightly soiled spots, as well as the size and texture of what are actually small creases and flaws, all of which are much less noticeable in person.

CONDITION NOTE: Very good condition, inside and out. Staples are in good condition, with pages and cover secure. Spine is heavily worn, but the cover is fully attached with staple connections reinforced. Cover is heavily worn along the spline edge, which has been reinforced. Semi-glossy front and back cover pages have surface and edge wear, and show light foxing. Slight separations on the spine, and the back cover-fold have been reinforced. Inside matte-finish pages have foxing on the edges. Pages are lightly yellowed with age. [25-0621E]

Item ID: 25-0621E

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