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THE LATEST NEW HAVEN NEWS

Updated July 10th 2002


A 10,000 word history of the Hudson River rail crossings, written by Bill Middleton, has been published in the current issue of Railroad History.  The article covers the Pennsylvania Railroad's tunnel under the Hudson River, used by the New Haven Railroad to gain access to Penn Station.  Read more about it here (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader).


The NHRHTA 40th Annual Reunion and Train Show November 8 - 9, 2002

The 2002 Annual Reunion and Train Show will take place at the Holiday Inn in North Haven, CT, on 8 and 9 November 2002. The weekend will feature a Friday evening reception with New Haven Railroad slide/film/video shows and on Saturday, a Train Show from 9 a.m. to 3.30 p.m., slide/film/video shows, model and photo contests, and our annual banquet in the evening.

Learn more about the 2002 NHRHTA Annual Reunion and Train Show


The NHRHTA 2003 New Haven Railroad Calendars are now available!

The 2003 calendars have arrived from our printer and are being shipped as orders are received. Order your copies today and avoid disappointment!

Learn more about the NHRHTA 2003 New Haven Railroad Calendar


  Volume 29, Issue 1 of the Shoreliner® has just been released. This issue features the history of the New Haven's Snow Trains, the story of the last DL-109 (PP-716), and the story of the New Haven's unique triangular catenary.

We also have articles in the preparation stage covering the following subjects:

The Turbo Trains.

The Husking Bee Trains.

The Camera-Cycle Trains.

The Fold-Boat Trains.

The Yale/Harvard Boat Race Trains.

The Broadway Show Trains.

Pilgrim Tours.

Alco-GE S-1 and S-2 diesel-electric switchers.

Alco-GE RS-1 diesel-electric road-switchers.

Alco-GE PA-1 diesel-electric passenger locomotives.

The Yankee Clipper.

The Merchants Limited.

Baggage car operations.

The Harlem River Branch.

Hartford, CT.

The Housatonic Railroad.

The Providence, Warren & Bristol.

Readville Shops.

The Seekonk Branch Railroad.

Shore Line stations between New Haven and New London, CT.

Steam Powered Fan Trips.

The Westchester & Boston Today.

We need photos and other material to illustrate these articles. If you have any material that relates to any of these articles, please contact Shoreliner® editor Wayne Drummond.

Disappointed that we have not published a Shoreliner® article on a particular subject? The NHRHTA is an ALL VOLUNTEER organization, including Shoreliner® authors. We depend on our membership to tell the New Haven story. If you believe an aspect of the New Haven has not been well covered, why not write an article about it? Your contributions are most welcome!


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