Saturday, June 06, 2009

Glory Days of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad

Grab a bag of popcorn, a box of Junior Mints, and step into yesteryear.

My sister Sheila sent me this newsreel video that dates back to the 1940's. Look for New Haven's Union Station in the background.

video

6 comments:

Herbie said...

Awesome find!!

jamie said...

Awesome footage with the rtc room and the manual switching. My how things have changed. The Yankee Clipper lives on out side of baseball.

Evan said...

very cool - love your blog - wish you would post more. always have lots of questions about the RR...

Anonymous said...

you have way too much time on your hands

MNengr. said...

Hey Bob,

Great video, it seems to be making the rounds these days. This is from a NHRR promotional film entitled "A Great Railroad at Work." And......
you can buy it on DVD today from an outfit called "Pentrex" in California. This Yankee Clipper segment is only a small piece of it.

Geoff

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