CT Passenger Stations Sources
[Codes used at TCS precede entries]
PRIMARY SOURCES [All held at Connecticut State Library]
Board of Railroad Commissioners
[CRC] Annual Reports. Also see link at Online Resources
[RRC] Records (Volumes) in RG 041 at CSL Archives
[RRD] Documents (Folders) in RG 041 at CSL Archives
[RRL] Correspondence (Folders) in RG 041 at CSL Archives
[RRM] Maps. Numbered are at CSL off-site storage facility; dated are
in the Annual Reports from 1876 to 1912.
Other Primary Sources
[Ash] Ashcroft's Railway Directory. 1864 click here
[Poor] Manual of the Railroads of the United States. Henry Varnum Poor.
1889 click here; 1894 here.
[NHAR] New York, New Haven & Hartford RR Annual Reports.
See link on TCS home page.
[RAM] State Register and Manual. Conn. Secretary of the State. Town
statistics section listed stations and state map in rear, ca. 1888-1932,
showed railroads and stations. RAM1907-1922 now online: click here.
[A] Ashman, Robert and Charles Milmine. The Central New England
[B] Blakeslee, Phillip C. Lines West: A Brief History, Camm Associates. 1974.
[C] Turner, Gregg M. and Melancthon W. Jacobus. Connecticut Railroads. 1986.
[D] Lord, Robert F. Country Depots in the Connecticut Hills. 1996.
[E] Springman, Mary Jane and Betty Guinan. East Granby: The Evolution of
Connecticut Town. 1983.
[H] Hill, Everett Gleason. A Modern History of New Haven and Eastern New
Haven County. 2 vols. 1918.
[K] Karr, Ronald Dale. The Rail Lines of Southern New England. 1995.
[N] Nimke, R.W. The Central New England Railway Story. 3 vols. 1996.
[NL] Newsletter. Publication of the New Haven RR Historical and Technical
[P] Cornwall, L. Peter. In the Shore Line's Shadow: The Six Lives of the
Danbury & Norwalk Railroad. 1987.
[Q] Farnham, Elmer. The Quickest Route: The History of the Norwich and
Worcester Railroad. 1973.
[R] Roy, John H., Jr. A Field Guide to Southern New England Railroad Depots
and Freight Houses. 2007.
[R1,2] Rockey, History of New Haven County. 2 vols. 1892.
[SL] Shoreliner. Publication of the New Haven RR Historical and Technical
[S] Snow, Glover. "History of the Meriden, Waterbury and Connecticut River
RR. Connecticut Electric Railway Association, Transportation, (August,
1953) 7: 1-42. [click here]
[SAS] Lewis, Thomas R., Jr. Silk Along Steel: The Story of the South
Manchester RR. 1976.
[W] Woodward, Charles G. The New London, Willimantic & Palmer Railroad
TIMETABLES, SHIPPING GUIDES, CITY DIRECTORIES
[GHD] Geer's Hartford Directory (1879-) has Connecticut Geographical Directory section with statewide list of railroad stations. Selected issues online via Google Books.
[GED] Geer's Express Directory and Railway Forwarder's Guide.
[PTH: issue.date.page] Pathfinder Railway Guide; many issues online via Google Books: click here; we use the old series issue number in our citations, unless otherwise noted.
[1851TT] American Railway Guide, 1851; online via Google Books
[1881TT] Traveler's Official Railway Guide, July, 1881 [1883TT] Price, Lee & Co., Railway Guide, vol. 4, no. 1, 1/1883
[1886TT] Rand McNally Official Railway Guide, September, 1886
[1890TT] NYNH&H, Local, 5/11/1890, fragment at CHS; has Canal line, West Mass., others
[1893TT] NYNH&H Form C, Lines West, 6/11/1893. At CHS
[1893TTT] Traveler's Official Railway Guide, June, 1893. At CHS
[1894TT] NYNH&H Form C, Lines West, 11/18/1894. At CHS
[1895TTE] NYNH&H Form ?, Lines East, 5/4/1895. At CHS
[1896TT] NYNH&H Form C, Lines West, 8/2/1896. At CHS
[1897TT] NYNH&H Form C, Lines West, 11/29/1897. At CHS
[1898TT] NYNH&H, Western District, 7/1/1898. At CHS
[1899TTE] NYNH&H, Eastern District, 6/11/1899. At CHS
[1907TT] NYNH&H Form C, Lines West, 7/8/1907
[1909TTW] NYNH&H, Western District, 10/3/1909. At CHS
[1911TT] NYNH&H Form ADV 220, Lines West, 6/4/1911
[1912TT] NYNH&H Form 201, Lines East, 11/24/1912. At CHS
[1912TT] PTH871.7/1912 - 876.12/1912
[1913TTE] NYNH&H, Form 201, Lines East, 10/5/1913. At CHS
[1914TTE] NYNH&H, Form 201, Lines East, 8/8/1914. At CHS
[1915TTE] NYNH&H, Form 201, Lines East, 10/5/1915. At CHS
[1916TTE] NYNH&H, Form 201, Lines East, 5/1/1916 . At CHS
[1917TT] PTH925.1/1917 - 930.6/1917
[1920TTE] NYNH&H, Form 201, Lines East, 10/22/1920. At CHS
[1921TTE] NYNH&H, Form 201, Lines East, 6/15/1921. At CHS
[1922TTE] NYNH&H, Form 201, Lines East, 8/7/1922. At CHS
[1923TT] NYNH&H Form 220, Lines West, 12/2/1923
[1924TTE] NYNH&H, Form 201, Lines East, 1/25/1924. At CHS
[1926TTE] NYNH&H, Form 201, Lines East, 9/26/1926. At CHS
[1927TTE] NYNH&H, Form 201, Lines East, 5/23/1927. At CHS
[1928TTE] NYNH&H, Form 201, Lines East, 4/1/1928. At CHS
[1937TT] NYNH&H Form 200, 4/25/1937
[1947TT] NYNH&H Form 200, 6/8/1947
[1948TT] NYNH&H Form 200, 4/25/1948
[1956TT] NYNH&H Form 200, 10/28/1956
[1969TT] Penn Central Form 200, 1/2/1969
[BPL] Boston Public Library, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center: click here
[LOC] Panoramic maps from the Library of Congress: click here.
[RUM] David Rumsey Map Collection: click here
[1852NH] Smith's Map of New Haven County (Whiteford). Town and county maps at UConn MAGIC: click here.
[1854NL] Map of New London County (Baker)
[1854LC] Clark's Map of Litchfield County (Hopkins)
[1855HC] Smith's Map of Hartford County (Woodford)
[1856FC] Clark's Map of Fairfield County (Chace)
[1856NH] Smith's Map of New Haven County. At Orange Historical Society [OHS]
[1856WC] Map of Windham County (Woodford) [1857TC] Map of Tolland County (Eaton)
[1859MC] Map of Middlesex County (Walling)
[1914CC] Connecticut Company system map, c1914
[----RAM] Maps in Connecticut State Register and Manual, c1888-1932