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New Haven Connecticut Company Streetcar photos
Posted by daveklepper on Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:13 AM

 

 

 

 

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Posted by daveklepper on Thursday, September 10, 2020 4:19 AM

Two more:

 

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:12 AM

I still keep shaking my head over all that was and is now lost.

I'll probably keep shaking my head until my brain turns to sludge.

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Posted by seppburgh2 on Monday, September 14, 2020 8:36 PM
 

I'll trade my iPhone and the Internet for a ride on car 663.  Thanks for sharing a glimpse in time. 

 
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Posted by rcdrye on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:31 AM

Seashore Trolley Museum has 615 from the same series as 663 in regular service (as 303, its Winchester Avenue Railway number).  Ride it any time the sun is shining.

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Posted by daveklepper on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:33 AM

Good response, RC, thanks.  Also 1414 at Brandford, lettered for Connecticut Co., but the tendency is to use B&QT-BMT 4573 Convertable in summer configuration.

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Posted by rcdrye on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:29 PM

838 is also at Seashore.  Operable but not in regular use this summer due to reduction in visitor numbers.  There are two others which need a bit of work.

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Posted by daveklepper on Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:14 AM

I have concentrated my photo repair work to make the railway fully and correctly presented.

Here, I tried to go further to respect the auto at the left of the Osgood-Bradley lighweight.

Compare with the previous posting and let me know if the additional several-hours worthwhile.   Thanks.

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Posted by daveklepper on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 8:20 AM

Older one-man lightweight on the same rout:

 

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Posted by daveklepper on Monday, October 25, 2021 3:47 AM

More, just scanned:

 

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Posted by daveklepper on Monday, October 25, 2021 10:05 AM

Two more: The angled photo of 663 open is obviously at end of usable track adjacent to Hemigway Street in East Haven, as the location for the two photos with my Dad on the open-bench-car thread; but what, where, and was going on with Sargent?

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Posted by daveklepper on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 5:27 AM

From   

ERIC OSZUSTOWICZ

12:31 PM (1 hour ago)
 
 
 
As best as I can research on my way to work on the subway…….
The structures over Church Street were pedestrian footbridges between the buildings in the sprawling Sargent Manufacturing Complex. There were others over other areas not shown in the trolley photo.
An 1870 photo (see below) shows that the pedestrian connecting bridges were already present. 
Sargent’s expansion was pretty much constant. According to sources, the buildings were lettered and by 1882, the buildings were lettered A through V. Some of these buildings were used until circa 1964 and replaced with a modern facility in the same area of New Haven.
 
A brief history of this iconic company (Sargent) can be found on their website. The Sargent locks in your house were most likely produced in New Haven.
 


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