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Railroads

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 78 Collections and/or Records:

"A Collision on the Boston and Providence Rail Road at Roxbury, Massachusetts" , 2012

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2003-0037/Series:I/Box3:13
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection consists of several writings by Harry B. Chase, Jr.:"'Boston & New York R.P.O Train 500,' Letters from a New Haven Railroad Signal Maintainer to his Soldier Son in Wartime, 1942-1943. Excerpts from letters written by Harry B. Chase. Transcribed and edited by his son Harry B. Chase, Jr." The typed manuscript is 47 pages...
Dates: 2012

"A Runaway Engine nearly hit Walpole Tower", 2015

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2003-0037/SeriesI:Manuscripts/Box3:28
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection consists of several writings by Harry B. Chase, Jr.:"'Boston & New York R.P.O Train 500,' Letters from a New Haven Railroad Signal Maintainer to his Soldier Son in Wartime, 1942-1943. Excerpts from letters written by Harry B. Chase. Transcribed and edited by his son Harry B. Chase, Jr." The typed manuscript is 47 pages...
Dates: 2015

"A Visit from St. Nicholas" [a version of the Christmas poem by Harry B. Chase, Jr., in which a signal maintainer clears the railroad tracks to allow Santa's train to come through on Christmas Eve], [1947]

 File — Box 3, Folder: 22
Identifier: 2003-0037/SeriesI/Box3:22
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection consists of several writings by Harry B. Chase, Jr.:"'Boston & New York R.P.O Train 500,' Letters from a New Haven Railroad Signal Maintainer to his Soldier Son in Wartime, 1942-1943. Excerpts from letters written by Harry B. Chase. Transcribed and edited by his son Harry B. Chase, Jr." The typed manuscript is 47 pages...
Dates: [1947]

"A Visit to the Canton Junction Derailment of OB-4", 2012

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2003-0037/Series:I/Box3:8
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection consists of several writings by Harry B. Chase, Jr.:"'Boston & New York R.P.O Train 500,' Letters from a New Haven Railroad Signal Maintainer to his Soldier Son in Wartime, 1942-1943. Excerpts from letters written by Harry B. Chase. Transcribed and edited by his son Harry B. Chase, Jr." The typed manuscript is 47 pages...
Dates: 2012

"A Visit to the Canton Junction Derailment of OB-4"

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:860153612

Accession 2019.0151, 1895 - 1971

 File — Box 2019.0151_1
Scope and Contents Passenger timetables for the New Haven Railroad, incomplete run of issues between June 16, 1895, and May 1968; April 26, 1957, employee timetable; May 15, 1904, Pathfinder Railway Guide for New England railroads; April 27, 1969, Penn Central timetables for New York and New Haven trains; March 1, 1971, Penn Central Timetable for Boston to Washington, D.C.; small schedules of trains from Boston, Cape Cod and the South Shore of Massachusetts, 1949-1953; small schedules of through train service via...
Dates: 1895 - 1971

Don Ball, Jr. Railroad Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0093
Abstract Don Ball, Jr. (1938-1986) was a railroad employee and photographer and author of books about railroads. The collection consists of several hundred photographic images, most of them taken by Mr. Ball, of locomotives, stations, and railroad related scenes of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and other New England and eastern United States railroad lines.
Dates: undated, 1895-1975

Leroy Y. Beaujon Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0042
Abstract Payroll vouchers, correspondence, timetables, photographs, reports, maps and plans, photocopies, newspaper clippings, and other research material related to the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, the Central New England Railway, and its predecessor railroad lines.

Please note that selected photographs from this collection are available in the UConn Library digital repository at http://archives.lib.uconn.edu/
Dates: undated, 1866-2004

Brooks A. Bentz Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0113
Abstract The Brooks A. Bentz Railroad Collection consists almost exclusively of materials associated with the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, including passenger and employee timetables, a parlor car wine list and dining car cafe menu, information about the railroad equipment provided for railroad employees, information about the railroad's merger with what became Penn Central in the late 1960s, a vehicle decal, a map of the railroad system (ca. 1925), and photographs of locomotives.
Dates: undated, 1889, 1913-1975

Boston, Hartford and Erie Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0007
Abstract The Railroad was chartered in May 1863 and reorganized in 1873 as the New York and New England Railroad Company.
Dates: undated, 1863-1885

Harry F. Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0105
Abstract: The Harry F. Brown Papers consist of 478 photographic images in various media of railroad electrification equipment along electrified main line section of the Shoreline route of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad.
Dates: 1908-1933, 1959, 1964

Richard C. Carpenter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-0105
Abstract Richard C. Carpenter was the author of A Railroad Atlas of the United States in 1946, a five volume set published by Johns Hopkins University Press. The papers include handdrawn original railroad track and signal maps drawn by Mr. Carpenter, Henry T. Wilhelm and William Bruce Coughlin, of railroads in the Mid-Atlantic States, New York and New England, and Indiana, Lower Michigan, and Ohio, that Mr. Carpenter used for research for the atlas.
Dates: 1889-2010

Harry B. Chase, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0037
Abstract The collection consists of writings by Harry B. Chase, Jr., which focus on the history of the railroad in Massachusetts in general and the experiences of his father, Harry B. Chase, Sr., an employee of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, in particular. Included in the writings are excerpts from letters written by father to son entitled "'Boston & New York R.P.O. Train 500,' Letters from a New Haven Railroad Signal Maintainer to his Soldier Son in Wartime, 1942-1943," as well as...
Dates: 1931-2015

Connecticut Central Railroad Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-0091
Abstract The collection consists of administrative files, photographs, and DVDs associated with the formation, maintenance and demise of the Connecticut Central Railroad, a freight line that ran in and around Middletown, Connecticut, from 1987 to 1998.
Dates: undated, 1967-1998, 2008

Cos Cob Power Plant Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0024
Abstract The Cos Cob Power Plant, an electrical power plant located in Greenwich, Connecticut, was part of a pioneering venture in mainline railroad electrification. With the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad designed an efficient system using alternating-current (ac) electrification that facilitated railroad traffic into urban areas after the New York legislature passed laws prohibiting the use of steam locomotives in New York City south of...
Dates: undated, 1891-1986

Edward Cosier Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0017
Abstract Edward Cosier (1865-1930) was an employee of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad for over 40 years.
Dates: 1896-1999

Edward F. Donegan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-0078
Abstract Papers collected or created by Edward F. Donegan, a conductor for the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad from 1941 to 1967. The materials include labor contracts, conductor fare cards and instructions, safety bulletins, diagrams of the railroad's interlocking stations along the right-of-way, and photographs.
Dates: undated, 1916-1982

Pierre Thomas Dumaine Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0080
Abstract President of New England Transportation Company.
Dates: 1952-1955

Elmer F. Farnham Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0032
Abstract Elmer F. Farnham was a resident of Norwich, Connecticut, and a features writer for the Norwich Bulletin. He was author of The Quickest Route: The History of the Norwich & Worcester Railroad, published in 1973 by Pequot Press. The collection consists of photographs of locomotives and railroad scenes of the Norwich & Worcestor Railroad, the Central Vermont Railway, and other southern New England railroads.
Dates: undated, 1966

James M. Finch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0044
Scope and Content The collection contains publications, reports and documents collected by Mr. Finch in his various positions.
Dates: undated, circa 1946-1985

Louise Gaffney Flannigan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-0066
Abstract Louise Gaffney Flannigan (1867-1949) of New Haven, Connecticut, was the sister and wife of railroad brakemen, and frequently wrote poems and other writings about railroad workers, particularly those who were members of the Brotherhood of Railroad Brakemen Elm City Lodge #201 in New Haven, in memorial to those who died while in service to the railroad, or in celebration of their good work and bravery. The Papers consist of poems and writings, including about train trips she took to Orlando,...
Dates: undated, 1887-1897, 1911, 1915, 1932

Allyn Fuller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0175
Abstract Born 1889; resident of Canaan, Connecticut; railroad enthusiast; died 1971.
Dates: undated, 1836-1979

Charles B. Gunn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0001
Abstract The Charles B. Gunn Collection consists of papers produced by and about Gunn, as well as materials he collected of historical information about the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company, Penn Central, Amtrak, and Conrail. The collection includes photographs taken by Gunn when he served as official photographer for the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company, in the mid-1950s.
Dates: undated, 1834-2002

Ronald J. Hall Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-0047
Content Description The collection consists of 4327 slides of images related to the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad. A separate listing is available of brief descriptions of each of the images, citing number on the slide.
Dates: 1860-1969

"Henry David Thoreau's Railroad", 2015

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2003-0037/SeriesI:Manscripts/Box:3:29
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection consists of several writings by Harry B. Chase, Jr.:"'Boston & New York R.P.O Train 500,' Letters from a New Haven Railroad Signal Maintainer to his Soldier Son in Wartime, 1942-1943. Excerpts from letters written by Harry B. Chase. Transcribed and edited by his son Harry B. Chase, Jr." The typed manuscript is 47 pages...
Dates: 2015

Clinton C. Hurlbut Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0059
Abstract The collection consists of a switchyard layout diagram, published materials, photographs, and a signalman's hand lamp belonging to New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad signal superintendent Clinton C. Hurlbut, who worked for the railroad from 1912 to 1961.
Dates: undated, 1868-1975

Inventory, 1927-1983

 Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection includes maps, ephemera, and posters of the Connecticut Company, a railway company formed in 1907 that operated trolley and freight service in Connecticut.
Dates: 1927-1983