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FREIGHT AND WORK EQUIPMENT


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The NHRHTA has published the following items on freight and work equipment:

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Volume 4 Issue 4 (Fall) 1973
  • Car diagrams for New York & New England Four-Wheel Cabooses, New Haven caboose series C-300 through C-419, caboose series C-506 through C-509, and caboose series C-635 through C-709. 4 pages.
  • "Summary of Equipment" as of January 1st, 1931. 2 pages.
Volume 7 Issue 1 (Winter) 1976
  • "Caboose Cars for the New Haven" -- Reprint of a November 9, 1940 article from Railway Age on the then-new NE-5 class caboose cars. 2 pages with photo.
Volume 8 Issue 2 (Spring) 1977
  • Rear cover technical data page for the New Haven covered hopper series #117000-117014. Includes photo and diagrams.
Volume 8 Issue 3 (Summer) 1977
  • Rear cover technical data page for the New Haven 60,000 Lb. Double Sheathed Box Cars series #160000-164999. 300 of the series were built by Keith at Sagamore, MA. Includes photo and diagrams.
Volume 8 Issue 4 (Fall) 1977
  • Rear cover technical data page for the New Haven 55-ton hopper car series #120000-121499. Includes photo and diagrams.
Volume 9 Issue 2 (Spring) 1978
  • Rear cover technical data page for the New Haven heavy duty transformer cars #17100 - 17102. Includes photo and diagrams.
Volume 9 Issue 4 (Fall) 1978
  • "Modeling the New Haven: The 40-Foot 'DF' Box Cars" -- 1 page with diagram and photos.
  • "New Haven Refrigerator Cars" -- The history of the 22001-22500, 22501-22525 and 22526-22500 series refrigerator cars. The latter two series were built by Keith at its Sagamore, MA, plant in 1919. 3 pages with photos, diagrams and roster.
Volume 10 Issue 1 (Winter) 1979
  • "Snow Removal on the New Haven" -- Review of snow removal operations and equipment. 14 pages with rosters and photos.
  • Rear cover technical data page for the New Haven steel caboose C-506 to C-509 equipped for passenger service. Includes photo and diagrams.
Volume 10 Issue 2 (Spring) 1979
  • Inside rear cover technical data page for the New Haven transformer cars series 17050-17059. Includes photo and diagrams.
Volume 10 Issue 3 1979
  • Rear cover technical data page for the New Haven diesel 150-ton capacity wrecking derricks. Includes photo and diagrams.
Volume 11 Issue 1 1980
  • Rear cover technical data page for the New Haven steam locomotive crane 230-ton capacity D-100 to D-102. Includes photo and diagrams.
Volume 11 Issue 2 1980
  • Rear cover technical data page for the New Haven scale weight test car M-23. Includes photo and diagrams.
Volume 11 Issue 3 1980
  • Rear cover technical data page for the New Haven 70-ton covered gondola series 62000 - 62014. Includes photo and diagrams.
Volume 11 Issue 4 1980
  • Rear cover technical data page for the New Haven 25-ton gas loco cranes H-49 to H-57. Includes photo and diagrams.
Volume 12 Issue 1 1981
  • Rear cover technical data page for the New Haven 70-ton flat cars 17200 - 17274. Includes photo and diagrams.
Volume 12 Issue 2 1981
  • "Modeling the New Haven Open Hoppers" -- Suggestions on how to kitbash exisiting HO-scale hopper car kits to build accurate New Haven models. 5 pages with photos, classification data and rosters.
  • Rear cover technical data page for the New Haven NE-class wooden caboose C-1 to C-269. Includes photo and diagrams.
Volume 12 Issue 3 1981
  • Rear cover technical data page for the New Haven experimental highway trailer transport cars. Includes photo and diagrams.
Volume 12 Issue 4 1981
  • Rear cover technical data page for New Haven steel 40-foot box cars 31000 - 32999. Includes photo and diagrams.
Volume 16 Issue 1 1985
  • "Modeling the New Haven: 17100 Series Transformer Car" -- Includes diagrams and photo. 3 pages.
  • "On the New Haven...Today -- Preservation" -- Discusses the Connecticut Valley Railroad Museum's efforts to preserve various pieces of New Haven passenger and freight equipment. 2 pages with photos.
Volume 17 Issue 2 1986
  • "Clejan Trailiner Flat Cars" -- The history of the New Haven's attempt to improve Trailer-On-Flat-Car technology in the 1950s. 9 pages with photos.
  • "Modeling the New Haven: The 18000 and 18100 Series Clejan Type Piggy Back Flat Cars in HO Scale" -- 4-1/3 pages with photos and diagrams.
  • "Variations on a Theme...N.H. Wooden Cabeese" -- Short story on the disposition of a few New Haven wooden cabooses. 1 page with photos.
Volume 17 Issue 3 1986
  • "Connecticut Valley Railroad Museum News" -- The CVRM purchases caboose NE-5 C-618. 1/3 page with photo.
Volume 21 Issue 1 1990
  • "'Piggyback' -- Operation Submarine Base" -- The story of a Civil Defense test train carrying fire fighting equipment to Groton, CT, run on May 19, 1957. 6-1/2 pages, including photos.
Volume 24 Issue 4 1993
  • "High, Wide & Heavy -- Oversize Loads" -- Discusses how the New Haven carried oversized loads, including descriptions of gun, flat transformer and highway trailer cars operated by the New Haven. 16 pages, including photos, clearance chart and car diagrams.
Volume 25 Issue 1 1994
  • "What's the Story?" -- An unusual paint scheme on a 1929 rebuilt boxcar, seen at Readville in April 1942. 1 page with photo.
Volume 25 Issue 2 1994
  • "What's the Story?" -- Asks why 30 rebuilt quad hoppers (81000 - 81029) were delivered with script heralds. 1 page with photos.
Volume 30 Issue 3
  • "New Haven's NE-6" -- The history of the New Haven's NE-6 class caboose fleet. 29 pages with diagrams and photos, including inside front and rear covers.
  • "The Day Taunton Station Came Down on C-700" -- The story of how the historic Taunton, MA, station and NE-6 caboose C-700 were both destroyed on July 7th, 1964.  7 pages with photos.
Volume 32 Issue 2
  • "The New Haven's Tank Car Fleet" -- A detailed history of the New Haven's tank cars from 1940 onward. 19 pages with diagram and photos.
  • "Genesis of an Equipment Order: New Haven PS-1 50' Hydroframe 60 Box Car" -- Follows the evolution of the car order though New Haven correspondence; 1 page with photo.
Volume 33 Issue 3
  • "The Best Laid Plans" -- The story of the New Haven's 62000-62014 series 70-ton covered gondola cars, ordered by the New Haven in the late 1950s to retain and recapture the brass trade in the Waterbury and New Milford, CT, areas. 6 pages with diagram and photos.
Volume 34 Issue 2
  • "New Haven 33000 - 33499 Steel Box Cars" -- Short history and technical details on this series of box cars built in the latter half of 1945. 1 page with photos.
Volume 34 Issue 4
  • "Your Freight Trains" -- Story of the illustrated children's book about New Haven freight trains by noted illustrator George F. Zaffo, published in 1958. 6 pages with photos and illustrations.
Volume 35 Issue 3
  • "New Haven's Rebuilt Double-Sheathed Box Cars" -- Discusses the 1920s rebuilding of the New Haven's 22,000+ 30-ton, 36-foot box car fleet built 1903-1912. Most of the rebuilding occurred at the New Haven's two major shops in New Haven, CT, and Readville, MA, and at the Keith Car and Manufacturing Company in Sagamore, MA. From the July 1988 and December 1988 issues of MainLine Modeler. 14 pages with photos and diagrams.
  • "Company Service" -- Photo essay of the New Haven's rebuilt double-sheathed box cars in work car service. 1 page.
Volume 35 Issue 4
  • "The Fishbelly Side Sill Cars -- Double Sheathed & Refurbished New Design Single Sheathed" -- The story of the New Haven's first steel underframe box cars, built 1902-1904. From the Westerfield Golden Age Line Car History. 8 pages with photos, diagram and tables.
  • "Rebuilding Redesigned Box Cars on the New Haven" -- Details the New Haven's project to rebuild many of its first steel underframe box cars in the late 1920s at its New Haven, CT shops. From the February 1928 issue of Railway Mechanical Engineer. 8 pages with photos, diagrams and map.
Volume 37 Issue 3
  • "The NE-5 Caboose Story" -- The history of the New Haven's NE-5 class of cabooses, #C-510 - C-634, built 1940-1944. 24 pages plus covers with photos (mostly color), diagrams and tables.
Volume 37 Issue 4
  • "New Haven 40' Steel Box Cars, Built 1941-1948, and Renumbered Cars" -- The history of the New Haven's steel boxcars, built 1941-1948. 24 pages plus rear cover with photos (mostly color), diagrams and table.
  • "The Chocolate Special" -- Richard A. Fleischer shares the story of the special train run from Stollwerck Chocolate Company's factory in Stamford, CT on July 4th, 1922. 2 pages with photos taken in Pennsylvania.

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