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street railway post offices of Washington, D.C.

Thomas E. Stanton

street railway post offices of Washington, D.C.

by Thomas E. Stanton

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Published by Mobile Post Office Society in Chicago, Ill. (2434 W. 103rd St., Chicago 60655) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Railway mail service -- Washington (D.C.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Thomas E. Stanton and Robert A. Truax.
      SeriesStreet car monograph series
      ContributionsTruax, Robert A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE6475 .S72 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 44 p. :
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2891218M
      LC Control Number84116987

      Washington, D.C. Post Offices: A list of all the Post Offices in Washington, D.C. with maps, driving directions and a local area search function. Oct 3, - "White House Station" of the Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis Electric Railway Co (Old Time DC).

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Photo, Print, Drawing United States Railway Post Office car of the Capital Traction Company, Washington, D.C. [ b&w film copy neg. ] Full online access to this resource is only available at the Library of Congress. After years of railway post office operation, the last surviving railway post office running on rails between New York and Washington, D.C.

was discontinued on J The last route with a railway post office title was actually a boat run that lasted a year longer. Streetcar Railway Post Office (RPO) routes operated in several major USA cities between the s and s. The final route was in Baltimore, Maryland.

The Mobile Post Office Society, Affiliate 64 of the American Philatelic Society, has published monographs detailing the operational history of each route. These were cars that had interior fixtures similar to railway-route RPOs.

Municipal Building, Southern Railway, and Post Office Department, from the Willard Hotel roof Created / Published [between and ]. Washington DC Post Offices. Search all post offices in the state of Washington DC.

Find a Washington DC post office location by searching the city your located in. Below is the statewide list of Washington DC offices. Find the hours and correct map location of your local office. Handle your mail today at a US post office in Washington DC.

post office: address: phone: hours: customs house: bladensburg rd ne washington, dc - mon-fri am - pm sat am - pm sun closed government mails annex: v st ne washington, dc - section 1 carrier annex: brentwood rd ne washington, dc - Railway mail clerks sort mail in a traveling Railway Post Office.

Railway mail clerks had one of the toughest jobs in the Post Office Department, sorting mail on swaying and lurching trains from to Although electric lighting was installed in some cars beginning in the s, oil lamps continued to be used for decades.

From post offices on wheels to automated stamp dispensers, the USPS was looking for innovative ways to process the 54 billion items mailed that year. It was at that time that the offices of the Auditor, which were composed of freight accounts, station accounts, passenger accounts and several other departments were relocated from Washington, D.C.

Article from Southern Railway Company’s newspaper of November, describing offices being relocated from Washington, D.C. THE FIRST HIGHWAY POST OFFICE Introduction of highway post office service between Washington, D.C. and Harrisonburg, VA. by James H. Bruns. (84 pages) (Rohrer)(24 pages) MPOS SELECTION SERIES THE BEGINNINGS OF TIIE RAILWAY MAIL SERVICE Includes the work of George B.

Armstrong in founding the RMS. A history of the railway mail service, together with a brief account of the origin and growth of the postoffice service and a sketch showing the daily life of a railway mail clerk.

(Washington, D. C., Columbian correspondence college, []), by Washington Columbian correspondence college (page images at HathiTrust) Railway mail pay.

Find US Post Office locations near you. See hours, directions, photos, and tips for the US Post Office locations in Washington, D.C. Owney (ca. – J ), was a terrier mix adopted as the first unofficial postal mascot by the Albany, New York, post office about The Albany mail professionals recommended the dog to their Railway Mail Service colleagues, and he became a nationwide mascot for nine years (–97).

He traveled throughout the 48 contiguous United States and voyaged around the world traveling. Figure 5 shows a cropped image of the Brighton Street Car RPO postmark used in Cincinnati on Feb. 21, The oval barred killer is not very clear, but it contains the distinctive "RMS" indicating that this was part of the Railway Mail Service.

The Mobile Post Office Society has published very useful monographs on the subject of streetcar. A Burlington flyer from the s featuring its latest Railway Post Office cars along with one of the first ever used on the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad. The effectiveness of the Railway Post Office was in its ability to tap virtually every town in America as by the turn of the 20th century railroads sprawled to serve nearly every one.

Steel cars in the railway post office service. Hearings before the Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads, United States Senate, Seventieth Congress, first session, on S.

a bill to provide for steel cars in the railway post office service. March 26 (Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., ), by United States. Congress. Senate. Mail moves by train In the 's, shortly after the establishment of the first railroads in the U.S., the Post Office Department began to ship mail by rail.

The year saw some sorting of mail en route between Washington and Philadelphia, but the first Railway Post Office car is generally thought to have run in Missouri in A Checklist of Washington Post Offices by Richard W.

Helbock is a compact post office guide with scarcity ratings. You can access my online guide of Washington Post Offices here. Market. Washington has for some years been one of the best states.

It is a large state with many post offices and a fairly good range of available material. Get directions, reviews and information for US Post Office in Washington, DC. US Post Office M St NW Washington DC Reviews () Website.

Menu & Reservations Make Reservations. Order Online Tickets Tickets See Availability. Railway Post Office. likes. The Railway Post Office encourages us all to send postcards and letters to promote railroads, rail safety, railroad preservation and railroad hobby. Hannibal & R.R., Interior, Railway Post Office, s $ $ Save 60% Seller: SCVIEW ().Search Catalog Data Catalog Data & text in Documents Search By Date Range; Advanced Search.Directory of railway post offices, to A listing of the railway post offices, operated by the United States Post Office Department and the and changes of names and operation [Kay, John L] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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