MANUSCRIPT VERTICAL FILES

Collection Number: MVF 6-01

Accession Number: 0102-04

Item(s): Rock Island Railway passenger coupon booklet, c. 1950s, and a page from The Cosmopolitan magazine containing an ad for the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway, c. 1892.

Producer: 

Donor: Jan Hart

Date Received: October 8, 2001

Literary Rights Statement 

     Permission to publish from the collection must be obtained from the Irving Archives, Irving Public Library.

Description

     The file contains a ticket coupon booklet from the Rock Island Railway. In the booklet are carbonized ticket coupons containing spaces for destination and baggage information. On the back cover is a small map of the Rock Island rail system.  Also in the file is a page from The Cosmopolitan magazine, c. 1892. One of the ads on the page is for the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway, advertising one-day and two-night service from Chicago to Denver.