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Nickel Plate Road Forms and Paper

The following table contains a list of some of the forms and paper used by the Nickel Plate Road (and predecessor railroads). Click on the form number to view an image of the form. Many images are larger than actual size to enhance clarity. The actual size of the form is shown in the table.

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Form Description Date Actual Size (W X H)
No Form # Card Game Score Card
(provided by Scott Evar)

6" X 8"
A1656
Front
Back
Standard Listed
Stock Reports
(provided by Ben Planck)
3-6-58 6.25" X 9"
AF 309 Freight Waybill 8-63 8.5" X 11"
AF-313 Freight Bill Charges
(provided by Bob Albert)

8.5" X 11"
AF-319 Astray Freight Waybill
5 total copies - original plus Auditor's Copy, Copy, Over Report, & Station Record-Copy
(provided by Ken Treadwell)
9-39 8.5" X 11"
AF 391 Statement of Billing 1-63 8.5" X 11"
AF-414 Advice to Consignor
8.5" X 11"
AF-433 Corrected Freight Bill
and Waybill Correction
12-61 8.5" X 11"
AF-8
Agent's Draft
Provided by Bob Albert/HVRM
2-63 8.375" X 3.375"
AJ-14 Daily Cash
Balance Statement
10-54 8.5" X 11"
AJ-56 Invoice of Records 3-63 5.5" X 8.5"
A.J. 58 Agent's Cash Collections
and Disbursements
9-63 8.5" X 11"
A.J. 6 Agent's Remittance Blank
(provided by Ben Planck)
2-59 8.5" X 11"
AP-83 Pass Signature Slip 5-55 2.75" X 4.25"
B-42 Baggage Claim Tag 4-57 4.5" X 3.625"
CA-26 Telegraph Tracer
(provided by Ken Treadwell)
10-48 4" X 8.5"
CF-199 Application For Employment
8.5" X 11"
CF-214 Shipper's Application For
Cars To Be Loaded
(provided by Ben Planck)
8-1-56 5.25" X 8.5"
CF-293 Car Weight 6-58 5.25" X 8.5"
C.F.342 Overtime Ticket
(provided by Ken Treadwell)
12-42 8.5" X 3.5"
CF 362
Front
Back
Agents and Conductors
Exception Report
(provided by Ben Planck)
9-55 8.5" X 11"
CF-387 Telegraph Operator's
Daily Time Report
4-64 8.5" X 3.625"
C-RTB-2 Coach Passenger Ticket 5-60 2.5" X 6.5"
CSD-4 Constructive Placement Notice 3-64 5.5" X 8.5"
C-S.T.C. Coach Passenger Ticket
4.5" X 1.25"
C.T. 90-B Card Certificate
Time Inspection Service
(provided by Jon Marx)
9-1-50 3.75" x 2.375"
D-152
Front
Back
Standard Form for Presentation
of Loss and Damage Claims
(provided by Ben Planck)
3-52 8.5" X 11"
D-191 Miscellaneous Charges Bill
(provided by Ben Planck)
4-51 8.5" X 11"
FC-42 Report of Grain Doors
Received, Used and Shipped
(provided by Ben Planck)
8-56 8.5" X 5.5"
FC-44 Report of Loss or
Damage to Freight
Inspected After Delivery
10-27 8.5" X 11"
FC-44
Front
Back
Inspection Report of Loss
and Damage Discovered
After Delivery of Freight
(provided by Ben Planck)
4-53 8.5" X 11"
FCA-2 Consignee's Form 7-50 8.5" X 11"
FCA-121 Report of Over,
Short and Bad Order
to Car Load Freight
1-62 8.5" X 11"
FCA-122 Report of Over,
Short and Bad Order,
to Less Than Carload Freight
(provided by Ben Planck)
11-46? 8.5" X 11"
GBO-38 Milk-Cream Waybill
(provided by John Slater)
1-62 5.75" X 9"
HF-48 Relief Claim
(provided by Ben Planck)
9-57 8.5" X 11"
L-378
Front
Back
Monthly Locomotive Unit
Inspection and Repair Report
(provided by Bob Albert)
2-55 6" X 9"
LD-10 Consent Form for
Employment of a Minor
(provided by Ben Planck)
12-49 8.5" X 11"
LFP-1 Round Trip Family Excursion Ticket
(provided by Bob Albert)
12-30-58 2-11/16" x 5-5/8
MB-1 Employee Identification Cards
(provided by Ben Planck and Phillip Mooney
updated 4/28/13 - added Mooney)
8-48 (one) 3.75" X 2.25"
MP-32 Record of Fuel or Lube Oil
Added to Diesel Units
7-64 5.5" X 2.5"
PB-21 TOFC Inspection Record 6-64 11" X 8.5"
P-50 Letter
Letter Regarding Postage Stamps
(Provided by Bob Albert/HVRM)
5-50 5.5" X 8.5"
P-50 CNP
Requisition for Postage Stamps
(Provided by Bob Albert/HVRM)
8-39 5.5" X 8.5"
P-50
Requisition for Postage Stamps
(Provided by Bob Albert/HVRM)
1-50 5.5" X 8.5"
Form X
Request for Trip Pass
(Provided by Bob Albert)
7/38 5.375" x 8.375"
X-155
Front
Back
Business Envelope
(provided by Bob Albert)
1-56 6.125" X 9.5"
11-1
Front
Back
Conductor's Cash Fare
on Script Receipt
(provided by Ben Planck)
11-30-58 2.75" X 6.5"
17 Train Order
(provided by Morton Chalom)
3-43 7" X 7.5"
18 Monthly Inventory of
Track Material
4-57 8.5" X 11"
19 Train Order 7-60 7" X 7.5"
19
Telegraphic Train Order 1909 7" X 8"
20 Train Check
(provided by Ben Planck)


21 "Anything Form"
(provided by Ben Planck)
6-58 8.5" X 3.5"
45 Baggage Tag
(provided by Bob Albert)

2" x 4.5"
90 Telegram 1-57 8" X 5.5"
103-K Coal Form 8-64 4" X 4"
108 Track Check and
Seal Record
3-64 5.5" X 10.5"
112 Bank Check
(provided by Ken Treadwell)

7.5" X 3.125"
113 Freight Shortage or Damage Claim 5-56 8.5" X 11"
123 Report of Freight Refused
or Unclaimed by Consignee
12-54 8.5" X 11"
128-K Memorandum Waybill
of Iron Ore
5-52 3.5" X 7.5"
130834 Boiler Report Form
(provided by Bob Albert)
10-50 6" X 9.25"
132 Interline Switching
Waybill
5-63 8.5" X 5.5"
134 Freight Bill 3-64 8" X 5.5"
135 Ten Car Record 1-57 8.5" X 11"
136
1st Sheet
2nd Sheet
3rd Sheet
Uniform Straight
Bill of Lading
7-55 8.5" X 11"
136½ The Shipping Order
(provided by Ken Treadwell)
3-22 8.5" X 11"
149½ Daily Statement of
Cars on Hand
(provided by Ben Planck)
12-56 8.5" X 11"
151-Y-22 Daily Interchange
Report of Cars
1-49 5.25" X 12.25"
155 Switch Order (?) 1-64 4.5" X 3"
174 Statement of Loaded Cars Forwarded,
Received and Switched at This Station
(provided by Ben Planck)
6-57 8.5" X 11"
233 Telegraphic Bad Order Report 8-62 4.25" X 11"
238 Wire Report Defective Cars
Set Off Or Handled
(provided by Ben Planck)
4-56 5.5" X 11"
239 LCL Report
(provided by Ben Planck)
8-54 8.5" X 11"
260-L Switch and Interchange Card
(provided by David Calhoun/Tony Koester)
10-59
274 Crossing Watchman's and Targetman's Daily Time Slip
(provided by Ken Treadwell)
9-58 7" X 4.25"
276 Ventilation Record 9-63 4" X 11"
294 Location of Trains
(provided by Ben Planck)
1-51 8.5" X 11"
294 Line-up of Trains 6-59 8.5" X 11"
300 Stalling Report
(provided by Jim Sponholz)
5-53 3.5" X 8.5"
312
Outside
Inside
Mail Report of Injury to Persons,
Damage to Property, or Vehicle Accident
(provided by Ben Planck)
1-56 8.5" X 14"
314 Telegraphic Report of Accident
(provided by Ben Planck)
1-53 8.5" X 11"
315 Maintenance of Way
Report of Train Accidents
7-63 8.5" X 11"
319
Outside
Inside
Report of Personal Injury
(provided by Ben Planck)
5-54 8.5" X 14"
331 Telegraphic Report of
Personal Injury Accidents
(provided by Ben Planck)
1-55(?) 8.5" X 14"
402
Front
Inside Left
Inside Right
Back
Circular -
Time Limit, etc. for
Confinement of Live Stock
in Cars also Feeding
of Live Stock in Transit
11-21 8" X 11"
426 Record of Trains Passing 9-59 8.5" X 14"
433 Bulletin 10-46 8.5" X 11"
443 Freight Department 2-49 8.5" X 11"
463
Front
Back
Application for Employment 7-57 8.5" X 11"
513 Heated Car - Poisonous Fumes Warning Placard
(provided by Scott Evar)
1-56 9" X 7"
514 Heated Car Record 3-63 4" X 11"
515 Shipping Tag (?) 8-64 4.25" X 2.125"
588 Comparison of
Watch Register
8-63 8.5" X 11"
590 Clearance Form A 12-60 6.75" X 5"
667 Empty Car Slip
(provided by Adam Scammahorn)
3-55 4.25" X 11"
669 Telephone Toll Slip 5-63 3.5" X 5.5"
735 Statement of
Freight Movement
3-57 8.5" X 11"
765 Highway Crossing
Signal Report
(Front & Back)
6-60 6" X 7"
811-K (?) 11-55 3" X 5.25"
818 Pay Check and Time
Check Forwarding Sheet
1-50 8.5" X 11"
825
Side 1
Side 2
Freight Classification Card
(provided by Ralph Miller)
9-64 4" X 6.5"
(folded/perforated 2/3 by 1/3)
887-K Slip Manifest
(provided by Ralph Miller)
11-63 3.5" X 7"
1004 Envelope 8-49 6.5" X 3.625"
1055
Front
Back
Interoffice Correspondence Envelope
(provided by Bob Albert)
8/62 10" X 15"
1060 Envelope 3-60 11.5" X 5"
1090 Ticket Envelope
(Front, Back, Inside)
9-43 6" X 3.5"
1090 Ticket Envelope
(Front, Back, Inside)
3-63 6" X 3.5"
3060-R Weekly Report of Automobile
and Truck Operation
9-56 8.5" X 11"
Sheet Shortage Form
(provided by Ben Planck)
No Date 8.5" X 5.5"
Sheet 1
Sheet 2
Wheel Truing Reports
(provided by Bob Albert)
1-2-63
6-1-64
5.5" X 8.5"
Passenger
Consist
Train No.9
(provided by Ben Planck)
12-20-55 8.5" X 4.75"
Passenger
Consist
Train No.10
(provided by Ben Planck)
12-20-55 8.5" X 4.75"
Passenger
Consist
Train No.10
(provided by Ben Planck)
4-13-56 8.5" X 4.75"
Passenger
Consist
Train No.10
(provided by Ben Planck)
4-18-56 8.5" X 4.75"
Freight
Consist
Train SN-2/MB-98
(provided by Bill Fisher)
7-3-57 11" X 21"
Sheet St. Louis Excursions Schedule
(provided by Ben Planck)
1955 8.5" X 11"
Cover
Page 1
Page 2
Page 3
Page 4
Freight & Passenger
Accounting Rules
Freight Accounting -
Perishable Protective Service Rules
(provided by Ben Planck)
12-49 8.5" X 11"
Front
Back
Daily Distribution of Labor
8.5" X 11"
Note Paper (from pad of paper)
8" X 5.5"
Stationery w/letterhead
8.5" X 11"
Envelope 1961 Postmarked NKP Envelope Cover
(provided by Ben Planck)
3/5/1961 7.5" X 3.75"
Front (folded)
Pg. 1, Pg. 2,
Pg. 3, Pg. 4,
Pg. 5, Pg. 6
Notice of
Annual Meeting and
Proxy Statement
(provided by Ben Planck)
5-17-60 3.25" X 8"
(folded)
6.5" X 8"
(unfolded)
Front
Inside (unfolded)
Back
Pamphlet Included With
Dividend to Stockholders
(provided by Ben Planck)
4-1-58 3.25" X 7.25"
(folded)
Front
Back
Letter Included With
Dividend to Stockholders
(provided by Ben Planck)
10-1-60 7.25" X 9.5"
Stock
Certificate
Less Than 100 Shares 4-56 12" X 8"
Stock
Certificate
100 Shares 9-60 12" X 8"
Policy
Front
Inside Left
Inside Right
Back
Life Insurance
(provided by Ben Planck)
9-1-60 8.5" X 11"
Certificate Lake Erie & Western Agent
(provided by Ben Planck)
5-15-19 11" X 8.5"
Membership
Card
Order of Railroad Telegraphers
(provided by Ben Planck)
12-31-60 3.625" X 2.25"
Front
Inside (unfolded)
Back
Dining Car Menu ? 6" X 9.375"
(folded)
Entire Menu Early Dining Car Menu ? 13-Page Menu
Card LE&W Business Card
(provided by Ben Planck)


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