Correspondence, financial and legal documents, maps, schedules, and newspaper clippings from the records of various Massachusetts railroads eventually incorporated by lease or merger into the Boston and Maine Railroad or the New York Central Railroad.
Correspondence, financial and legal documents, maps, schedules, and newspaper clippings from the records of various Massachusetts railroads eventually incorporated by lease or merger into the Boston and Maine Railroad or the New York Central Railroad
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Minutes, financial records, contracts, proposals, stock certificates, maps, and other records, relating to transportation, railroads, and public works in the town of Simsbury, Conn. Subjects include turnpike and toll bridge regulations, lotteries, Granby Turnpike, various bridges on the Farmington River, Weatogue Bridge Proprietors, the collapse of a railroad bridge at Tariffville, Conn., highways, land takeovers, entitlements, Connecticut Western Railroad Co., New Haven & Northampton Railroad, Hartford & Springfield Railroad, and New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad
Scope and Content Collection contains outlined corporate histories of railroads in the United States and Canada. The collection covers almost every railroad that ever operated in the United States and Canada and includes some records of roads that were projected though never built, and some information on street car lines and electric interurban lines. These outlines are in long hand on loose leaf 8½ × 11 inches notebook paper. They include dates of incorporation, brief sketches of the history of the line, lists of points served, lists of mileage, and occasionally time schedules, maps of lines, and lists or reports of accidents on the lines. Unfortunately, the collection is incomplete, and the information provided is much more extensive for the larger lines. Information is arranged alphabetically by state and, within the state, alphabetically by name of company. An index of all companies listed in the files has been provided by the collector. The Tillitson Manuscript is essentially ... Read More
Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of American History
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Railroads forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
A collection of primary and secondary materials gathered by Gregg M. Turner while researching the history of railroads in Connecticut. The research resulted in the book, Connecticut Railroads...An Illustrated History published by the Connecticut Historical Society. Among the materials are time tables for various rail lines associated with The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad between 1890 and 1968. Annual reports are included from 1833 to 1874 (New York, Providence & Boston R.R. Co.) and 1920 to 1960 (New York, New Haven and Hartford). Additionally there is an assortment of Rules and Regulations books for railroad employees, a book classifying locomotives, and maps of railroad lines. Photographs and other items used for the production of the book are arranged by chapter. An inventory of the material, compiled by Turner, is included with the collection
University of Connecticut - Homer Babbidge Library
This is an artificial collection of publications, timetables, forms, reports, track diagrams and charts, equipment blueprints, maps, drawings and artwork, and photographs almost exclusively associated with the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and its predecessor railroad lines, gathered from many donors and purchases
Western Connecticut State University - Archives and Special Collections
This collection contains historic printed miscellanea of Connecticut. Commercial businesses, municipal boards and commissions, and other clubs and organizations produced the material that is in this collection.
University of Connecticut - Homer Babbidge Library
This collection contains research materials collected and created by William B. Young pertaining to the five decades of transportation operations of the fourteen divisions of the Connecticut Company, which controlled all street railroads in the state of Connecticut, from its inception in 1905, to its peak in 1912 with 2232 trolleys, and to its demise in 1948. The trolley car data Mr. Young collected for a database is available in two reports: a 57-page Car Summary report and a 327-page Car History report showing over 4500 reportable events of trolley cars and related rolling stock, sorted by car number. The details include dates of acquisition and disposition, manufacturer, type of body, trucks, motors and controllers. In addition, there are six Company Rosters that show the equipment consists at different dates: 1900, 1908, 1916, 1930, 1940, and 1948. (This 6 MB database was donated in electronic form to the Shore Line Trolley Museum in East Haven, Connecticut, in 2011 which intends ... Read More