Found in 78 Collections and/or Records:
"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], 
"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]
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.
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/
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.
The Railroad was chartered in May 1863 and reorganized in 1873 as the New York and New England Railroad Company.
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.
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.
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.
Edward Cosier (1865-1930) was an employee of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad for over 40 years.
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.
President of New England Transportation Company.
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.
The collection contains publications, reports and documents collected by Mr. Finch in his various positions.
Born 1889; resident of Canaan, Connecticut; railroad enthusiast; died 1971.
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.
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.
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.
"Impressions of the Boston & Providence Rail Road: A Poetic Work by Elijah Dean of Mansfield, Massachusetts, ca. 1837, with editorial comments by historian Jennie Freeman Copeland in The Mansfield News, 1931,"
Collection includes maps, ephemera, and posters of the Connecticut Company, a railway company formed in 1907 that operated trolley and freight service in Connecticut.