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The Connecticut Railfan About Railroads in Connecticut
The name for a famous bar car was "V:XI-GBC" for the departure time which was 5:11. RPO's on the New Haven. New York City freight. Railroad path between Norwalk and Pittsfield. Naugatuck Line to Winsted. The saga of a short line serving Middletown, Ct. Bridgeport General Electric. Coverage of Central New England, Naugatuck, Boston, Hartford and Danbury Line.
Railroad at Fishkill Landing NY First Phase
The first phase of the NYC rebuilding at Fishkill Landing starting in 1913. The Newburgh, Dutchess and Connecticut Railroad became part of the Central New England Railway (CNE). The Central New England Railway was part of the New Haven Railroad. The New York Central ran from New York City to Albany and beyond through the Hudson Valley. The two roads met at Fishkill Landing.
The Lehigh Valley Railroad ..... it is no more!
Running through New York State, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, the Lehigh Valley Railroad served New York City by carfloat. Chartered in 1853, the Lehigh Valley opened from Easton PA to Mouch Chunk (since renamed Jim Thorpe) by 1855. It had begun in 1846 as the Delaware, Lehigh, Schuylkill & Susquehanna Railroad. Nothing was done until 1851 when financing was secured from Asa Packer. The idea had been to break a canal monopoly on anthracite held by the Lehigh Coal & Navigation Company
Webb's Wilderness Railroad Expanded
Webb's Wilderness Railroad opened up the Adirondack wilderness. It became part of the New York Central Railroad. We have timelines, pictures, maps and stories of the New York Central Adirondack and St Lawrence Divisions.
Commuters, Car Culture and Ecology
Interesting Stuff - Ecology and railroads. Just Around the Corner by Bertrande H. Snell. Subway straps: where did they go? Penn Central and New York Central Commuter Cars. Ridership stats for most of the commuter rail services in the US. Most railroad passengers today are commuters. Taxpayers underwrite part of this cost and the ride is now more comfortable and the future more secure than ever before.
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