This volume covers the New Haven in the late ’40’s and early ’50’s. You will see and ride Budd RDC’s on the Highland division between New Britain and Waterbury. Experience FA powered freight and steam powered freight in New Britain. Tour the engine facility in East Hartford with steam and diesel.
On the Hartford line, see steam and diesel switchers in Berlin, a manifest freight and I-5 and DL109 passenger trains. An RS-1 cab ride on the Housatonic north out of New Milford. Ride in the cab of a Springfield to Grand Central passenger job – on the day of the Federal wreck in Bridgeport!
Ride to Maybrook in the cab and caboose of a freight and hop on for a caboose ride on a PC freight from Hartford to New Britain. There is a slide show of NH power as we listen to an in cab interview with the late long time NH engineer, Art Healy. The NH portion is 52 minutes plus bonus footage on the CV, the B&M and the B&A. Sound, maps and narration.