Ross: George M. Ross Pennsylvania Railroad Passes, 1894-1915

Call Number:  MG-469

1 box     2 folders     .1 cubic ft.

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 11

Description:  This collection contains employee and veteran passes for the Pennsylvania Railroad that were issued to George M. Ross from 1894-1915.

Creator:  Ross, George M.

Conditions for Access:  No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions:  Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition:  Mary Louise Miller, January 2007.

Administrative/Biographical History:  Mary Louise Miller received these items from the daughter of George and Mary Ross who had no other family. She was Ms. Miller’s “adopted aunt.” George was employed as an engineman by the Pennsylvania Railroad.

Related Materials:  Photographs of George Ross and Mary E. Kline in the Photograph Collection.


Folder 1  Employee and Veteran Passes

Issued to George M. Ross, signed by General Superintendent F. L. Sheppard. 1894-1898.

Issued to George M. Ross, signed by General Superintendent J. M. Wallis. 1899-1902.

Issued to George M. Ross and wife, signed by General Superintendent G. W. Creighton. 1903-1911.

Issued to George M. Ross. 1911 (2 copies), 1912, 1914.

Issued to G. M. Ross and wife with signature of General manager S. C. Long and countersigned by M. J. Ramsey and Thomas Z. Heston. 1912-1915.


Folder 2 

Ticket for the Conestoga Traction Company. No date.

General Superintendent’s Meritorious Pass for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company with a list of twenty-two divisions. No date.