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|Well over a century ago, the Farmington Canal was converted to a railroad. Eventually it became a part of the New Haven. The Farmington Canal was the longest canal ever built in New England. An 1846 charter was granted and the new road was opened between New Haven and Plainville in 1848.|
|The Shepaug, Litchfield & Northern Railroad ran from Hawleyville to Litchfield in Connecticut. It was owned by the New Haven Railroad and went out of business in the 1940's. The path of the railroad can still be seen.||10/05/2005||950|
|Rooting through old magazines on a rainy Sunday afternoon, I came to an old National Railway Historical Society Bulletin and saw an article by Edgar T. Mead on a train trip from New York City to Choate School which is located in Wallingford, Connecticut which he made in 1937. The trip was made over the former New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad. In 1988, I wrote an article about what we ha...||09/26/2005||1,000|
|The railroad that operated to Cape Cod was part of the |
New York, New Haven & Hartford. It went all the way to Provincetown. Except for short lines and tourist railroads, there isn't much left except a rich heritage. Ride the route of the railroad all around Cape Cod. Based on a 1955 Employee Timetable.
|The Central New England Railway (CNE) was a railroad across northern Connecticut and west across the Hudson River in New York. |
It eventually became part of the Poughkeepsie Bridge Route (an alliance between railroads for a passenger route from Washington to Boston) and later a line of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad.
|The Last Interurban: Story of the Chicago, South Shore & South Bend Railroad. |
This "interurban" runs from South Bend, Indiana to Chicago.
|Winter Haven Airport in Winter Haven, Florida. It says so, right there on the ground -- you can read it.||08/29/2005||396|
|Boats and ships in the haven of Martha´s Vineyard Is., Ma||08/30/2005||424|
|A derailment in February, 2006, pointed out the importance of railroad bridges to Montreal. Montreal is an island and has six railroad bridges that carry freight, commuters and long distance passengers. ||02/28/2006||669|
|5 September 1944 |
STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force): 430+ B-17s and B-24s, with fighter escort, attack communications targets in Hungary and N Italy to impede the withdrawal from the lower Balkans and to disrupt railroad communications in N Italy; targets hit are 2 railroad bridges at Budapest and 1 each at Szolnok and Szob, Hungary and a railroad bridge at Ferrara, Ital...
|Two railroad bridges of railroad from Haifa to Damasc near the Hamat Gader.||12/12/2006||602|
|New York Central Harlem Division. This railroad is operated as far north as Wassaic by Metro North Railroad. The New York & Harlem Railroad Company, founded in 1831, is responsible for $7.8 million in (redeemable in gold) 3 ½ bonds due in the year 2043. These bonds are legally secured by the 127-mile right-of-way from New York City to Chatham AND by GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL! Currently, these borr...||10/06/2005||1,261|