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  New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was reorganized as the Boston and New York Air-Line Railroad, and operated by the New Haven from 1879, being leased on October 1, 1882.
The Stamford and New Canaan Railroad was a branch from the New Haven in Stamford north to New Canaan.
The New York Connecting Railroad was incorporated in 1892, opening in 1916 as a connection between the New Haven's Harlem River and Port Chester Railroad and the Pennsylvania Railroad's Pennsylvania Tunnel and Terminal Railroad to Penn Station and the tunnels under the Hudson River.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_York,_New_Haven_&_Hartford_Railroad   (2056 words)

  
 New York and New Haven Railroad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, railroad technology soon improved, and the New York and New Haven Railroad was chartered June 20, 1844 to build such a line from New York to New Haven, where it would connect to the Hartford and New Haven Railroad, which itself connected to the future Boston and Albany Railroad at Springfield.
The eastern half of the north shore line, from New Haven east to New London, was chartered in 1848 as the New Haven and New London Railroad, opening in 1852.
New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad subsidiaries
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_York_and_New_Haven_Railroad   (557 words)

  
 A Brief History Lines West--The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Co.
THE HARTFORD AND NEW HAVEN RR— THE NEW HAVEN AND NORTHAMPTON RR
The New Haven and Derby Railroad was leased to the Housatonic Railroad July 9, 1889 and the Housatonic Railroad was leased to the New York, New Haven and Hartford September 10, including the Danbury and Norwalk and the New Haven and Derby Railroads.
Maybrook to Hopewell, Beacon and Hopewell, Hartford and Griffins, Canaan and Lakeville.
www.catskillarchive.com /rrextra/abnere2.Html   (9835 words)

  
 New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The New Haven traced its founding to 1826, when one of its predecessor companies originated, but the New York, New Haven and Hartford was not chartered until 1872.
An investigation of the New Haven's activities by Louis Brandeis in 1907 revealed the overextended railroad was on the verge of financial collapse.
The history of the New Haven Railroad thus reveals a company formed by one of the classic merger and consolidation patterns of the late 19th century, which was unable to respond effectively to major changes in the transportation industry.
www.antiqnet.com /detail,york-haven-hartford,341398.html   (874 words)

  
 IEEE History Center - Alternating Current Electrification of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, 1907
The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company was formed August 6, 1872, by the union of the Hartford and New Haven Railroad with the New York, and New Haven Railroad.
In 1898, by its lease of the New England system extending from Boston to the Hudson River, with branches, the consolidation of the New York, New Haven and Hartford system was substantially completed-a steam system that reached over 2,000 miles; embracing a network of railroads serving nearly every city and village in southern New England.
The New Haven electrification served as a prototype for many railroad designs and practices that came to be widely adopted in the United States and that still are in use.
www.ieee.org /organizations/history_center/milestones_photos/alternating_current.html   (849 words)

  
 Connecticut's Heritage Gateway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The development of the railroad system in America is so obviously a national phenomenon that the usual rule about starting a study with gen­eral histories must be absolutely binding.
By coordination of rail service with steamers operating between New York and ports of New Bedford, Fall River, Providence, New London, New Haven, and Bridgeport, deliveries to New York from points in central and southern New England could be made on the first or second morning after shipment.
Nice map of all rail routes established in the nineteenth century (there were no new routes established in the twentieth century), with the dates of their openings.
www.ctheritage.org /test/biography/topical_transportation/railroads.htm   (947 words)

  
 The New Haven
The New Haven mainline, from the railroad's namesake city, to the New York City area, was electrified with overhead 11kv, 25hz AC.
While most other railroads, like UP and CB&Q, were more interested in fixed articulated trainsets, The New Haven acquired from online builder, Pullman-Standard's Osgood-Bradley Works, several series of passenger cars that demonstrated the convenience of lightweight, roller bearing equipped cars, without the headaches of an articulated train.
In 1934, New Haven took delivery of the first of what would become one of the most distinctive and recognizable passenger car fleets in the nation.
www.banksofthesusquehanna.com /traffic/nh   (713 words)

  
 The New York, Westchester & Boston Railway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
However, the routes of the New York, Westchester & Boston Railway were so laid out that in communities which already had railroad service the stations of the new line were placed at the opposite end of the town to foster the growth of entirely new business.
The new Westchester system, as now built, consists of the main line from Harlem River, borough of the Bronx, New York, to North Avenue, New Rochelle, a distance of 12.23 miles, and a branch from Columbus Avenue, Mount Vernon, to Westchester Avenue, White Plains, Westchester County, a distance of 8.6 miles.
Similarly on the New Rochelle division the distance between local stations varies from 0.295 mile to 1.134 miles and the schedule speed is 19.1 m.p.h.
www.nycsubway.org /us/nywb/nywb1.html   (2814 words)

  
 History of the NHRR
The New Haven was one of the few railroads in America to operate steam, diesel, and electric locomotives at the same time.
In 1935, the New Haven's financial condition deteriorated to such a degree that president Howard S. Palmer petitioned the bankruptcy court for reorganization under section 77 of the bankruptcy laws to shield the troubled railroad from its creditors.
The New Haven's president during the latter half of the 1950s, George Alpert, was an early champion of government subsidies for money-losing railroad passenger operations and purchased the unique dual-powered EMD FL-9 diesel-electric-electric locomotives.
www.nhrhta.org /htdocs/history.htm   (1192 words)

  
 Railroad
The New York, New Haven and Hartford in the teens was a large and busy railroad, much larger than the Housatonic before or the New Haven after.
In the early days of the New York, New Haven and Hartford, there was a large trolley system in northwestern Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont, connecting with trains not on the railroad.
The New York, New Haven and Hartford became the New Haven and a branch of the Pennsylvania, getting smaller all the time and disappearing entirely for many years.
www.gaylordsville.org /Railroad.html   (743 words)

  
 Business--A Profession Chapter 16
The New Haven has pursued relentlessly in each community to which its railroads extend the policy of suppressing all competition whatsoever, existing or potential—suppressing, at whatever cost, the competition not only of railroads but of steamship lines and of trolley lines as well.
The New York and New England passed into the hands of receivers and was purchased by the New Haven.
The political dangers surrounding a monster corporation controlling all transportation facilities of New England are too obvious to require comment, particularly in the case of a corporation having the political traditions which surround the New Haven.
www.louisville.edu /~hpdb/library/law/brandeis/b16.html   (3753 words)

  
 New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
From 1844 to 1967, the New Haven RR (officially, the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad" was a force in New England.
From 1844 to 1967, the New Haven RR was a force in New England.
The Central New England Railway (CNE) was a railroad across northern Connecticut and west across the Hudson River in New York.
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 The Central New England Railway
The Central New England Railway was purchased in 1904 by the N Y, N H & H. It was operated as a separate entity until formally merged in to the New Haven on June 1, 1927.
The Hudson Connecting Railroad (from Campbell Hall Junction to the Poughkeepsie Bridge) and the Poughkeepsie and Connecticut Railroad (Poughkeepsie Bridge to Silvernails) merged in 1889 to form the Central New England and Western Railroad.
The New York and New England RR from Willimantic was opened to Hartford in 1849 and to Waterbury in 1854.
www.lakemirabel.com /Railroad/CentralNewEngland.html   (3908 words)

  
 JeffPo's New Haven Lantern Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dietz was a huge producer of railroad lanterns and a branch of the company still operates in China, though they produce lanterns for the common household market rather than the railroads.
The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad was formed in 1872 by the merger of the New York and New Haven and the Hartford and New Haven railroads.
It served the states of Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts.
www.mindspring.com /~jeffpo/newhaven.htm   (170 words)

  
 A Brief History of the Danbury Railway Museum - I
Shortsighted policies of New Haven Railroad managers lead to the cessation of electric service to Danbury from Grand Central Terminal in New York.
The Railroad Museum of New England had outgrown their facilities in Essex, Connecticut, and were looking for a new home.
He asked local citizens with an interest in railroading to try to form a new group, and in February 1994 the Danbury Railway Museum was born.
www.danbury.org /drm/history/DRM-history-1.html   (607 words)

  
 New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Electrification Collection
Brecken, a railroad enthusiast and donor, is a resident of Port Chester, New York.
The New Haven Railroad's achievement as a pioneer in main-line electrification began in 1903, when the New York State legislature forbade all steam locomotives from entering New York City after 1908 due to train wrecks in the Park Avenue Tunnel caused by low visibility from locomotive smoke and steam.
The New Haven Railroad received utility power from the West Farms sub-station that was located at the junction on the NHRR and the New York, Westchester and Boston Railroad.
www.lib.uconn.edu /online/research/speclib/ASC/findaids/NHRR_Electrification/MSS20020016.html   (3642 words)

  
 New Haven Railroad Home Page
The ND&C RR (Newburgh, Dutchess and Connecticut Railroad) established an operation that survived through good times and bad for over 25 years until it was absorbed into the Central New England Rwy and later became part of the New Haven RR.
At Canaan, the Central New England Railway crossed the Housatonic Railroad.
It was a major part of the New Haven landscape when it was built in 1948.
www.lakemirabel.com /NewHavenRRHome.html   (1318 words)

  
 Amazon.com: New Haven Railroad (Railroad Color History): Books: Peter E. Lynch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
New Haven's four-track electric mainline across the Hell Gate Bridge into New York Citycarried millions of commuters and travelers and is one of the most recognized railroad images in the world.
The New Haven Railroad in the Streamline Era by Geoffrey H. Doughty
For those interested in Railroads in general, and the New Haven Railroad in particular,you would be well advised to grab a copy of this book.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0760314411?v=glance   (1096 words)

  
 Boston & Maine Railroad
In 1907, the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad--a consolidated corporation created by concurrent legislation of the State of Connecticut and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts-- purchased the American Express holdings and proceeded to secure control of the Boston and Maine by further purchase of stocks.
The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad hoped to merge the two railroads with control firmly held by New York capitalists such as J. Morgan.
Hearings were held before the Committee on Railroads of the Massachusetts Legislature, concerning the proposed merger of the two railroads.
www.library.hbs.edu /hc/sfa/b&m_rr.htm   (1434 words)

  
 Cape Cod Central Railroad - Railroad History
Railroading on Cape Cod has a rich and colorful history, spanning over 150 years.
Old Colony Railroad leased to New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad.
Cape Cod Central Railroad formed and becomes one of the leading Dinner and Scenic trains in the country.
www.capetrain.com /history   (271 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
All of Provincetown and all of Truro north of the intersection of United States route No. 6 with the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad right of way in Truro.
The area east and southeast of the abandoned road- bed of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad.
The area east of the abandoned roadbed of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad.
www.lawlib.state.ma.us /ExecOrders/1eo31supp1.txt   (893 words)

  
 1937 New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Locomotive 1400   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
WITH THE increase of passenger traffic on the New Haven's Shore Line requiring trains of fourteen to sixteen cars, the capacity of the I4 Pacifics which had been used for twenty years was severely taxed.
As a result of tests with two of these engines with a twelve-car train operating over the 156.8 miles between New Haven and Boston, this new design was worked out.
They have been satisfactory in every respect since they went into service and will probably remain the last steam locomotives to be purchased by the New Haven.
www.catskillarchive.com /rrextra/nynh1400.Html   (175 words)

  
 References for Railroad Names
Since that time, over 2,500 new names have emerged and they are being added all the time.
This is a nearly complete list of the sources that have provided names of railroads, railways, and any other companies that seem to have been related to railroading in some manner.
History of Texas Railroads: and of transportation conditions under Spain and Mexico and the Republic of the state
www.coxrail.com /database/RRRefs.asp   (958 words)

  
 Collectible and Antique Paper on CYBERATTIC.
This timetable for The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company was effective on November 14, 1943.
This railroad time table is 6 11/16" long and 3 1/2" wide when folded up.
This ship's dinner menu was for the meal served on Sunday, July 7th, 1929 aboard the S. United States of the Scandanavian - America line.
www.cyberattic.com /directory/Paper60.html   (1302 words)

  
 New York New Haven & Hartford RR Sign Hyde Park - B100   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
These brass letters were rescued at the time of demolition of the Hyde Park, Massachusetts New York New Haven & Hartford Railroad station.
George Melon Hicks was a career employee of the NYNH & H Railroad company (Assistant Supervisor to the Bridge and Building Department) and he salvaged the letters and placed them (screws) on a board as found.
Apparently the letters were on the side that cannot be seen from the sample photo.
www.rubylane.com /shops/terry2/item/B100   (224 words)

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