A transfer of the New Orleans City RR Co., circa 1900. The reverse side is blank. Note the list of lines across the bottom of the transfer. The issuing conductor had to punch one of the stars to indicate the line of his car, and then punch the light (for a.m.) or dark (for p.m.) box for the line to which the customer wanted to transfer. In the panels at the right, he also had to punch the time limit for the transfer to be valid, plus the month and day at the top. This copy is pretty beaten up; the dark area at the right torn edge was caused by a tape mend some time in the past history of this transfer. The second picture is the same transfer, “mended” on the computer to be closer to what the original would have looked like.
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