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Electrification

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Hartford Electric Light Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0010
Abstract Electric company of Hartford, Connecticut, established in 1882. Records consist of writings about the history of the company, correspondence, contracts, notes, maps, photographs, publications and financial records.
Dates: 1876-1973

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Electrification Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0016
Abstract: The focus of the collection is on electrification, or the installation of overhead wire or third rail power distribution facilities to enable operation of trains hauled by electric locomotives, of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad.
Dates: undated, 1914-1977