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THE NEW YORK & NEW ENGLAND LINE
Providence - Plainfield - Willimantic - Hartford


NHRHTA Publications:

The NHRHTA has published the following items on the New York & New England Line:

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Volume 4 Issue 2 (Spring) 1973
  • "The Pawtuxet Valley Railroad Company" -- The story of the Hope - River Point - Pontiac, RI, line. 2-1/2 pages.
Volume 4 Issue 3 (Summer) 1973
  • "N.Y. & N.E. - Part 1" -- A brief history of the New York & New England, including its predecessor lines. 4 pages with photos.
Volume 4 Issue 4 (Fall) 1973
  • "N.Y. & N.E. - Part 2" -- A brief history of the New York & New England, including its predecessor lines. 1-1/2 pages with photos.
Volume 9 Issue 4 (Fall) 1978
  • Front cover photo of mogul #343 with freight between East Hartford and Manchester, CT, April 22, 1946.
Volume 11 Issue 1 1980
  • "Trolley Stop: Connecticut Company Eastern Lines" -- A look at the New London Division. 7 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 13 Issue 2 1982
  • "Trolley Stop: The Rockville Interurban" -- The story of the trolley lines between Hartford and Rockville, CT, which included electrification of New Haven rails between East Hartford and Rockville. 11 pages with photos, maps, track chart and timetables.
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 15 Issue 4 1984
  • Inside cover photo of an R-1 covered in snow at Willimantic, CT, after it had cleared the line between Providence and Willimantic, circa 1946. 1/2 page.
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 20 Issue 1 1989
  • "BX-28 Arrives at Riverpoint Yard" -- Photo of RS-3 #525 with train BX-28 arriving at Riverpoint yard in West Warwick, RI, on March 23, 1968. 1 page.
Volume 24 Issue 2 1993
  • "Shore Line Wreck -- Detour Routing" -- The story of a January 1964 freight derailment on the Shore Line at Westerly, forcing Shore Line traffic to detour via Providence - Plainfield - Groton. 8 pages with some color photos.
Volume 28 Issue 1 1997
  • "The New Haven in a Movie" -- Bob McKernan remembers the filming of the movie "It Happened to Jane" at, among other locations, the Plainfield, CT, diamond. 3 pages with photos.
Volume 35 Issue 2
  • "Toward Steam's Last Bow" -- Tom Curtin tells the story of the Railroad Enthusiasts' round trip steam excurion from Boston's South Station April 27, 1952, with I-4s #1372 and #1388. The two special trains operated South Station - Blackstone - Putnam, CT - Willimantic - Middletown - Cedar Hill - Groton - Plainfield - Providence - South Station. 23 pages with photos and map.
  • "Recollections of 27 April 1952, Sunday" -- Harry Chase recalls riding the April 27, 1952 RRE steam excursion. 4 pages with photos.

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