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NEW HAVEN, CT, AREA


NHRHTA Publications:

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

Books:

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Includes New Haven passenger station and Lamberston Street areas (maps and photos, including 2 1954 aerial photos) and Cedar Hill Terminal (maps and photos, including one panoramic view and 2 1954 aerial photos). 10 pages.

Shoreliner®:

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Volume 4 Issue 4 (Fall) 1973
  • "8-in-1 Interlocking" -- Reprint of a September 1957 article from Modern Railroads on the new interlocking plant at New Haven, CT, that replaced 8 old interlockings. 3 pages with photos and track diagram.
Volume 9 Issue 2 (Spring) 1978
  • "Trolley Stop: The New Haven Open Cars" -- 3 pages with photos.
Volume 11 Issue 3 1980
  • Front cover photo of EF-4s #301 and #304 under the coaling tower at Cedar Hill, CT.
  • "Trolley Stop: Here Comes the Band!" -- 21 October 1939 photos of the Connecticut Company transporting United States Military Academy cadets to the Army-Yale at the Yale Bowl. 2 pages with photos.
Volume 12 Issue 3 1981
  • "Direct Current Trolley Freight on the New Haven" -- The story of the Manufacturer's Street Railway (New Haven, CT) and the Seaview Avenue Railroad (Bridgeport, CT). 11 pages with photos, map and roster.
Volume 13 Issue 3 1982
  • Front cover photo of a variety of first generation New Haven diesel-electrics at Cedar Hill disel service area in mid-1951.
Volume 13 Issue 4 1982
  • Front cover photo of EP-5 #370 heading west with a passenger train out of New Haven station in September 1963.
Volume 14 Issue 4 1983
  • "Trolley Stop: New Haven's Trolley Viaduct" -- The history of the trolley viaduct near the New Haven, CT, railroad station. 2 pages with photos.
Volume 15 Issue 2 1984
  • Color centerspread photo of Fairbanks Morse C-liners in green and gold and McGinnis paint schemes at Cedar Hill, CT, in March 1956.
  • "Trolley Stop: From A to Z in New Haven" -- A photo review of the various trolley routes which served New Haven, CT. 9 pages with photos, car assignment list and map.
Volume 16 Issue 1 1985
  • Color centerspread of EP-3 #322 in McGinnis paint at New Haven station, March 31, 1956.
Volume 16 Issue 2 1985
  • "Trolley Stop: Waterbury -- Part 2" -- Discusses the history of trolley service in Waterbury, CT, and the Derby route to New Haven. 6 pages with photos, maps and timetable.
Volume 16 Issue 3 1985
  • Inside cover 1/2-page photo of I-4 #1387 assisting a diesel-hauled freight with a push out of East New Haven, CT, in 1947.
  • Color centerspread of RS-3 #550 and sister with a passenger train at St. James Street, New Haven, CT, March 31, 1956.
Volume 16 Issue 4 1985
  • "Trolley Stop: The 3200s" -- The story of the Connecticut Company's 3200-series (nee-Berkshire Street Railway 300-series) lightweight double-truck Osgood Bradley cars, built in 1926. 3 pages with photos.
Volume 17 Issue 2 1986
  • Rear cover photo of FM C-liner #795 in front of the coaling tower at Cedar Hill in the mid-1950s.
Volume 18 Issue 1 1987
  • "Modeling the New Haven: Milk Cars on the New Haven" -- Short one page article on New Haven milk car service from receiving stations in Amston and Westchester, CT, and New Haven, as well as milk car service in the Boston area. 1 page with photos.
  • "Trolley Stop: The Fair Haven & Westville Railroad -- Part I" -- The story of this New Haven, CT, area trolley system. 8 pages with photos and map.
  • Rear cover photo of EP-4 #0365 running light at New Haven in the late 1940s.
Volume 18 Issue 2 1987
  • "Trolley Stop: The Fair Haven & Westville Railroad -- Part II" -- The story of this New Haven, CT, area trolley system. 6 pages with photos and map.
Volume 20 Issue 4 1989
  • "Cedar Hill Roundhouse -- An Obituary" -- A short history of the recently razed roundhouse. 6 pages with historic photos, including color centerspread.
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 22 Issue 1 1991
  • Front cover photo of engine servicing facilities at Cedar Hill.
Volume 22 Issue 2 1991
  • "Riding the Rails in a Diesel Engine on the Worcester to New Haven Run" -- Reprint of a Worcester Sunday Telegram Feature Parade article from May 30, 1948, about the new Alco FA/FB 0400s replacing steam on the New Haven. 4 pages with photos.
Volume 22 Issue 3 1991
  • Inside cover photo of the New Haven, CT, power swap as EP-3 0359 is relieved by I-5 1409 on a Boston-bound passenger train. Photo taken in 1939.
  • "Yale 14 - Army 12 ... And a Tradition Ends" -- The story of the last of the Yale - Army game excursions in the mid-1950s. The excursions ran between West Point, NY and New Haven, CT, via the Maybrook line. 4 pages with photos, including color.
Volume 23 Issue 4 1992
  • "Conflagration! Blazing Cars Block Traffic in Cut Here After Derailment" -- Reprints of New Haven Register November 18 and 19, 1944 articles about a fiery wreck in New Haven. 5 pages.
Volume 24 Issue 1 1993
  • Color centerspread photo of New Haven motor storage in the mid-1950s.
Volume 24 Issue 4 1993
  • Color cover photo of U-25B resting between assignments in front of Cedar Hill's massive concrete coaling tower in the 1960s.
  • "Trolley Stop: James Street Car Barn" -- The story of the Connecticut Company's largest car barn in New Haven. 4 pages with photos.
Volume 26 Issue 1 1995
  • Centerspread color photo of FL-9 2045 and sisters with a westbound passenger train approaching New Haven.
Volume 26 Issue 3 1995
  • Centerspread color photo of EP-4 365 heavily laden with mail and express departing New Haven westbound.
Volume 27 Issue 1 1996
  • "What's the Story? -- Jayne Mansfield on Business Car #2 at New Haven" -- 1 page with photo.
Volume 32 Issue 4
  • "Cedar Hill Coaling Tower" -- 10 pages with photos and diagrams.
Volume 34 Issue 2
  • "The EP-3 -- New Haven's Ultimate Passenger Box Cab" -- Detailed history of passenger motors 0351-0360, built in 1931. 34 pages with photos and diagrams, including several photos in New Haven, CT.
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.
Volume 35 Issue 4
  • "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 36 Issue 2
  • "Locomotive Coaling Facilities Near New Haven's Union Station" -- Detailed history on the development of the railroad's coaling facilities on the New Haven, CT, waterfront, near the main passenger station. 10 pages with photos, diagrams and maps.
Volume 36 Issue 3
  • "Locomotive Coaling Facilities Near New Haven's Union Station: Part 2, An Illustrated Supplement" -- Illustrated supplement to the previous issue's article on the New Haven, CT, railroad coaling facilities near the city's main passenger station. 6 pages with photos and maps.
Volume 37 Issue 4
  • "Did the Pennsy Sharks Ever Make It to Cedar Hill?" -- Based on February 1, 1961 photos of Pennsylvania Railroad class BF-16 (RF16) Baldwin shark #9599 and companion class BF-15a (DR-4-4-15) #9705 at Maybrook, NY and time books by retired New Haven engineer Peter McLachlan, author Al Baker asks if the Pennsy units were used on a freight to New Haven's Cedar Hill yard. 2 page with photos.
Volume 38 Issue 3
  • "The Manufacturers Railroad in New Haven" -- The story of the industrial railroad that served industries along both sides of the Quinnipiac River. Includes details on the motors, steam locomotives and diesels used the serve the line. 15 pages with photos and maps.
  • "New Haven's Pioneer Diesel Worked on the Manufacturers Railroad" -- Discusses the use of New Haven #0900 on the route. 2 pages with photos.

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