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Robert Joseph Belletzkie Railroad Collection

Identifier: 2019-0003

Content Description

The collection consists of four items:

1. A set of forty-two photographic prints of Boston and Springfield, Massachusetts, trolleys, ca. 1920s and 1930s 2: loose receipts and shipping notices for materials shipped by rail that were used to construct the Connecticut state Capitol building, 1876-1877 3: A guidebook created by Mr. Belletzkie, "Meriden, Waterbury & Connecticut River RR - West and Cheshire Street Railroad Ghost Rail Tour, Cheshire to Waterbury and Return, April 15, 2018," which consists of photocopies of maps, photographs and newspaper articles 4: Pages from a scrapbook with 251 photographs of structures from Penn Central's Boston Division (two images per page adhered to the page with archival corners), photographs organized alphabetically by location. Compiler of the scrapbook is unknown. Photographs are ca. 1969.


  • 1876-1877, 1920s-1930s, 1969, 2018

Biographical / Historical

Robert Joseph Belletzkie is a railroad historian of Prospect, Connecticut, who shares his findings about the railroad stations in Connecticut on his website Tyler City Station, at


1 Linear Feet (Two boxes)

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Existence and Location of Copies

Digital reproductions of materials in this collection may also be found in the Archives & Special Collections digital repository

Robert Joseph Belletzkie Railroad Collection
Archives & Special Collections staff
2019 January
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

University of Connecticut Library
405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205
Storrs Connecticut 06269-1205 USA US