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THE HARTFORD, CT, AREA


NHRHTA Publications:

The NHRHTA has published the following items on the Hartford, CT, area:

Books:

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Includes an aerial 1954 photograph of the Hartford locomotive facilities and 2 maps. 2 pages.

Shoreliner®:

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Volume 9 Issue 3 (Summer) 1978
  • "Trolley Stop: Wireless Trolley Service" -- the story of the motorization of freight service in East Hartford and Glastonbury as a result of the Hurricane of 1938. 3 pages with photos and map.
Volume 10 Issue 1 (Winter) 1979
  • "Trolley Stop: Blizzard!" -- Photo essay reviewing Connecticut Company snow clearing operations around Hartford. 3 pages with photos.
Volume 11 Issue 4 1980
  • "Trolley Stop: To Windsor in Winter" -- Winter operations on the Connecticut Company's Hartford - Windsor line in the late 1930s. 2 pages with photos and map.
Volume 12 Issue 1 1981
  • "Railroad Tunnels of Connecticut" -- Includes tunnels in Newtown (2), Washington, Norfolk, Terryville, East Haven, Hartford, Bolton Notch, Taftville and Norwich (2). 8 pages with photos and maps.
Volume 15 Issue 1 1984
  • "Waterbury West, on the N.Y.&N.E." -- The history of the construction of the New York & New England lines west of Hartford, CT. 18 pages with photos, timetable and maps.
Volume 16 Issue 4 1985
  • "Commuter Lines with a Future?" -- Short story on plans to extend commuter rail service from Franklin, MA, to I-495 via the Milford branch, to North Easton, MA, via the Stoughton, and to restore service on the Rockville - Hartford, CT line. 1/2 page.
Volume 17 Issue 4 1986
  • Centerspread photo of Alco S-1 0953 and RS-3s 555 and 558 at Hartford, CT, October 7, 1956.
Volume 25 Issue 2 1994
  • "Trolley Stop: Connecticut Company Wireless Service" -- the story of the motorization of freight service in East Hartford and Glastonbury as a result of the Hurricane of 1938. 4 pages with photos, including rear cover color photo.
Volume 25 Issue 3 1994
  • "Trolley Stop: Legally All Wrong But Mechanically All Right" -- the story of an illegal joy ride by two teenagers on Connecticut Company freight motor 2023 through the streets of East Hartford. 2 pages with photos.
Volume 31 Issue 3
  • "Railroad Story of Hartford -- Capital of the Constitution State -- Part I" -- The story of the railroad history of Hartford, CT. 35 pages, including front and inside cover photos and maps.
Volume 31 Issue 4
  • "Railroad Story of Hartford -- Capital of the Constitution State -- Part II" -- Conclusion to the railroad history of Hartford, CT. 35 pages, including front and inside cover photos.

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