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Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Don Ball, Jr. Railroad Photograph Collection

Identifier: 2003-0093

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

Francis D. Donovan Papers

Identifier: 2006-0195

Francis D. Donovan (1917-2005) was a resident of Medway, Massachusetts, and an avid railroad photograph and memorabilia collector and researcher, particularly of materials associated with the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and its predecessor lines. His papers consist of his writings and research files about the railroad; photographs of stations, engines, and railroad scenes; maps, scrapbooks, postcards and timetables.

Dates: undated, 1829-1997

Elmer F. Farnham Railroad Collection

Identifier: 1999-0032

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

Robert A. LaMay Papers

Identifier: 2002-0121
Abstract: Robert A. LaMay is a collector of railroad publications and memorabilia and a photographer of railroad locomotives and scenes, particularly those of southern New England and the New York City area. His papers include timetables, guides, brochures, and other items collected by Mr. LaMay as well as photographic prints, slides and negatives of railroad images taken by him of locomotives and scenes associated with the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, Penn Central, Conrail, Amtrak,...
Dates: undated, 1883-2019

Alvin A. Lawrence Papers

Identifier: 2011-0086

The papers consist of drawings done by Alvin A. Lawrence of Columbus, Ohio, of locomotives and cars of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and its predecessor rairoad lines for publications sponsored by the New Haven Railroad Historical and Technical Association, particularly for its magazine Shoreliner.

Dates: undated, 1896-1993

"Locomotive Fuel on the Boston and Providence Rail Road", 2012

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2003-0037/SeriesI:Manuscripts/Box3:26
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

Fred Otto Makowsky Papers

Identifier: 2000-0039

The Fred Otto Makowsky Papers consist of photographs taken by Makowsky and papers collected by him. The photographs consist of over 4000 images of New Haven Railroad and other American steam and electric locomotives, multiple unit cars, and trolleys, and scenes of Stamford, Connecticut.

Dates: 1890s-1952

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Small Format Photograph and Postcard Collection

Identifier: 1991-0133

For almost one hundred years the New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad, better known as the New Haven Railroad, was the primary means of passenger and freight transportation in Southern New England. Chartered in 1872, this merger between the New York & New Haven and Hartford & New Haven railroads later included the long desired rail link between Boston and New York.

Dates: circa 1870-1969

Edward J. Ozog Railroad Collection

Identifier: 2014-0044

Bridge drawings, maps, annual reports, publications and photographs related to the history of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and its predecessor railroad lines.

Dates: undated, 1852-1995

Melbourne Preston Railroad Photograph Collection

Identifier: 2009-0073

Photographs of steam and electric locomotives of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, in the 1950s.

Dates: 1950s

Karl E. Schlachter Railroad Photograph Collection

Identifier: 2015-0069

Collection consists of 956 postcard sized negatives of locomotives from 162 railroads in the United States, taken by Karl E. Schlachter and his son Karl E. Schlachter, Jr.

Dates: undated, 1905-1961

Joseph R. Snopek Railroad Collection

Identifier: 2003-0035

Author of Diesels to Park Avenue: The FL-9 Story (New England Rails Publishing Company, 1997). Collection consists of photographs, timetables, track guide maps, operator manuals and freight schedules principally of northeastern United States railroads, including the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Penn Central, Conrail, and Amtrak.

Dates: undated, 1902-1999

Dudley Stickels Collection of Central New England Railway Photographs

Identifier: 2000-0120

Dudley Jordan Stickels was by trade a carpenter and a salesman. His love, however, was the railroad. He invested a great deal of his energy in collecting materials relating to the history of the Central New England Railway (CNE), which was at that time no longer in operation. His research interests were in that railroad line's history, routes, and equipment, and specifically in its steam locomotives.

Dates: 1880s-1950s

J. W. Swanberg Papers

Identifier: 2006-0251

The J.W. Swanberg Papers consist of chapter and caption drafts, galley proofs, correspondence, and other materials associated with Mr. Swanberg's book New Haven Power and photographs taken by Mr. Swanberg throughout his railroad career.

Dates: undated, 1954-1978, 1988-1989, 2007-2015

Thomas Townsend Taber III Papers

Identifier: 2010-0023

Author of books on railroads in the United States and compiler of information on how to find research materials about railroads in libraries and archives. The Papers contains three volumes of photocopies of newspaper articles about topics pertaining to the New Haven Railroad and its predecessor lines and indexes and lists compiled by Mr. Taber about the availability of research material and locomotives.

Dates: undated, 1896-2004.

Ralph E. Wadleigh Photograph Collection

Identifier: 2002-0002

Ralph E. Wadleigh was a railroad enthusiast in New London, Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1886-1965

James W. Wall Photograph Collection

Identifier: 1993-0062

Photographs of locomotives and scenes of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, the Boston & Albany Railroad and the Boston & Maine Railroad, and of street railroads in the Boston, Massachusetts, area, most taken in the 1930s and 1940s, most likely by James W. Wall. The collection also includes photographs of scenes that show men in the United States Army in World War II in Europe and after the war in Japan.

Dates: undated, 1934-1991

John Wallace Railroad Collection

Identifier: 2016-0117
Scope and Contents The collection consists of approximately 6000 slides of images of trains and railroad scenes taken by John Wallace from 1947 to 2004. Most of the railroads are those from the Northeast United States but also include images of railroads in California, Florida, Nebraska, and Virginia, and countries including Canada and Germany.An index created by Mr. Wallace is available in the reference room of Archives & Special Collections.Note that each span in the numerical...
Dates: 1947-2004