Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co.

Philadelphia & Reading Transportation Line logbook, 1915–1920.
1 volume (0.25 linear feet).
About Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co.

The Philadelphia and Reading Transportation Line was established by the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad to deliver anthracite coal from Port Richmond Piers, Philadelphia, to New England points.

About the collection

This is a bound ledger showing movements of sea tugs operated by the Philadelphia and Reading Transportation Line, 1915-1920, with the following information: name of tug, voyage number, date of arrival in Philadelphia, date of loading and where loaded, consignee and destination, movements east with date, hour, and tow, where reported with date and hour, date and hour of arrival and discharge at destination, sailing for home with date, hour, and tow, where reported with date and hour, arrival with date and hour, and remarks. Pasted inside the front cover is a typewritten list of New England points and anchorages. Pasted inside the back cover is a typewritten memo giving carrying capacity of each class of sea barge, dated 1917.

Types of material
  • Ships’ logs
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