New Haven: 1854. The very first time table for what is now Metro North Railroad (the New Haven Line), for trains between Canal Street, New York and New Haven. The New York and New Haven Railroad (NY&NH) was a railroad operating between New York City & New Haven, Connecticut along the shore of Long Island Sound. In 1872 it merged with the Hartford and New Haven Railroad to form the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad. It is now the Metro North Railroad (New Haven Line) making up a part of Amtrak's Northeast Corridor.
With the subtitle, "for the government and information of employes (sic) only. To take effect on and after Monday, Nov. 6, 1854." T. J. Stafford, Printer, New Haven. James H. Hoyt, Sup't. at the lower right. The verso, under N.Y. & N. H. R. R.: General regulations, and special instructions for all trains on the road. November 6, 1854: Single Track Regulations (New Rochelle to Williams' Bridge); Regulations for Conductors; Regulations for Enginemen; and Draw Bridges. Under Harlem Railroad: general rules, rules on Extra Trains, Station Agents, Five Cent Rule; Crossings of Single Track Bridges; Naugatuck Railroad; Track Repairers; Baggage and Brakemen; Standard Time; Bonus to Enginemen; and Special Instructions. Under Sunday Trains, Mail Train. Finally, Regulation for Freight Trains Only. 19 x 12 3/4" unfolded. Slightly ruffled at right edge, a few short splits at folds, not affecting legibility of printed area. Very good condition. Item #18930