December 1902 timetable NY, Chicago and St Louis RR (Nickel Plate)

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December 1902 timetable for the New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad, aka ‘Nickel Plate Road'.

Nice two-page color map of rail network and connections.

December 1902 Edition    Effective June 1 1902
the New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad
Solid Thru Trains
Thru Sleeping-Cars to
Ft. Wayne Cleveland Buffalo New York and Boston
An unexcelled Dining Car Service
A.W. Johnston General Supt.    B.F. Horner Gen’l Pass. Agt.


12 double-sided pages:

  • General Information
  • Short line to Buffalo
  • Direct line East, Chicago to Binghamton, Elmira…
  • Direct Line East, Chicago to Buffalo, Rochester,…
  • Direct Line East, Chicago to Boston
  • Fares
  • Thru Sleeping Car Service
  • Meal Service 35c up, but in no case exceeding $1.00
  • Trans-continental Tours
  • Map NICKEL PLATE The New York, Chicago, & St. Louis R.R. and connections (Poole Bros. Chicago)


Smudges/stains, toning on covers. One page has corned fold, small tear, missing chip of paper at top (not affecting text) and and some handwritten notes.

12 double-sided pages, folded vertically to form pamphlet

8” X 4”


The New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad (reporting mark NKP), abbreviated NYC&St.L, was a railroad that operated in the mid-central United States. Commonly referred to as the "Nickel Plate Road", the railroad served a large area, including trackage in the states of New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri. Its primary connections included Buffalo, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Indianapolis, St. Louis, and Toledo.

The Nickel Plate Railroad was constructed in 1881 along the South Shore of the Great Lakes connecting Buffalo and Chicago to compete with the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway. In 1964 the Nickel Plate Road and several other mid-western carriers were merged into the larger Norfolk and Western Railway (N&W).