New Haven Railroad

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MBI, 2003 - Transportation - 160 pages
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Captured in rare archival imagery, readers can explore the "New Haven", the legendary railroad of New York, New Haven, and Hartford. From 1872 to 1969 this railroad connected Boston and Providence with New York City. New Haven's four-track electric mainline across the Hell Gate Bridge into New York City carried millions of commuters and travelers and is one of the most recognized railroad images in the world. The book includes a large selection of New Haven print advertising featuring the famous Shore Line Route as well as the memorable orange, black, and white color scheme. The book is a definitive guide to "The New Haven" as well as a rich source of pictorial history. ,Connecting Boston and New York City, the "New Haven," hauled more passengers than any other line in U.S. history.,Part of MBI's newly redesigned Railroad Color History series, this hardcover book features 100 color and 50 black and white photos, the majority of which were sourced from one the country's top private New Haven archives,Covers nearly a century of New Haven history, from the beginning (1872) to the final collapse in (1969),Author Peter Lynch was a former New Haven employee

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Peter Lynch has worked for the New Haven, Penn Central, Conrail, and Housatonic railroads. Currently employed as an engineering coordinator on Connecticut Department of Transportation rail projects, Lynch resides in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.

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