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More bits of odd RR History --around our house
Back in the late 1800s there was a popular form of maps called "Birds Eye View.
This one shows a train going by our house.
To the left is a one-pager bio of how I got here. Click on the image to the left to go to a printable PDF.
On occaison we donate a special package to non-profits as a fund-raiser for them. A two night stay for 2 couples that'll include a several hour guided bike tour of the extensive trail network here and lunch at a resaturant downtown. Click on the image just below go to a booklet that describes the layout of the tour.
Left shows our house in RED and the other 8 in BLUE built by the Florence Sewing Machine Factory for their department heads
Why did the RR go away and what kind of traffic was seen in the final days.
Last customers on the Williamsburg Branch
28 page report about the proposed abandonment
4 page Exec. Summary for internal discussions
33 mg hi-res map
This is a 1922 map of the New Haven RR at its largest extent.
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