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In Years Past

June 12, 2014

In 1914, the new waiting rooms at the Hotel Humphrey for the patrons of the Jamestown Street Railway and Warren and Jamestown lines were opened for public use Wednesday evening. Workmen had been busy preparing these rooms for some time, and they had to hurry to have them ready to open before the commercial travelers' convention began. It may be said, without fear of contradiction, that these rooms - there were two - for appearance and convenience and comfort were far superior to the average street railway waiting rooms. Indeed, it was doubtful if there was a street railway station in the state of New York which was as well equipped and as attractive in appearance. Toilet rooms had been provided for women and no detail overlooked that was required for convenience of patrons.



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