Shoreliner articles on the Canal Line

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October 24th, 2003, 10:35 am #1

Hi All!
Does anybody know if any Shoreliner issues have any
thing on the Canal Line? Thanks in advance. NHA

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October 24th, 2003, 11:34 am #2

can be found by clicking to the right of here in the consist...just click " Map of the New haven RR/NHRTA Publications By Line "
To answer this particular question
Vol 15 number 4
19 1
19 4
20 1
21 1
23 1
23 2
29 2
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Bill Reidy
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October 24th, 2003, 11:55 am #3

...here are the details on the Canal Line from the link he highlighted:
THE SOUTHERN CANAL LINE
New Haven - Plainville - Farmington - Simsbury
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NHRHTA Publications:
The NHRHTA has published the following items on the Southern Canal Line:
Shoreliner:
Volume 15 Issue 4 1984
Inside cover photo of K-1-b #479 heading northbound with a freight out of Plainville on the Canal Line for Collinsville, circa 1947. 1/2 page.
Volume 19 Issue 1 1988
Inside cover photo of K-1-b #479 entering New Hartford, CT, over the Farmington River bridge in March 1948. 1/2 page.
Volume 23 Issue 1 1992
"Both Engines Digging In!" -- June 1940 photo of two J-class Mikados straining with a Canal line freight at New Britain, CT. The Canal line freights ran Cedar Hill to North Haven Junction, to Berlin Junction, to New Britain, to Plainville and then north on the Canal line. 1 page.
Volume 29 Issue 2
"Operations on the Highland 1947 - 1953" -- Reviews passenger and freight operation on the Highland line between Waterbury and Hartford, CT. 12 pages with many photos, particularly in the Plainville area, and maps.
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THE NORTHERN CANAL LINE
Simsbury - Westfield - Holyoke - Northampton - Williamsburgh - Turner's Falls
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NHRHTA Publications:
The NHRHTA has published the following items on the Northern Canal Line:
Books:
New Haven Mechanical Department Facilities Maps -- Revised Edition
Includes a 1956 map of Holyoke, MA. 1 page.
Shoreliner:
Volume 19 Issue 4 1988
"Trolley Stop: Trolley Freight and Express in Southern New England -- Trollwy Express and Freight in Western Massachusetts" -- The history of trolley freight and express in the Connecticut River valley and on the Berkshire Street Railway. 8 pages with maps and photos.
Volume 20 Issue 2 1989
"North Of Northampton" -- The history of the New Haven's lines above Northampton to Williamsburgh, Shelburne Falls and Turners Falls, as well as some of the local trolley lines. 14 pages with photos and maps.
Volume 21 Issue 1 1990
"More North of Northampton" -- Additional information on the New Haven lines above Northampton, MA. 3 pages with photos and map.
Volume 23 Issue 1 1992
"Both Engines Digging In!" -- June 1940 photo of two J-class Mikados straining with a Canal line freight at New Britain, CT. The Canal line freights ran Cedar Hill to North Haven Junction, to Berlin Junction, to New Britain, to Plainville and then north on the Canal line. 1 page.
Volume 23 Issue 3 1992
"Conway Trestle" -- Follow-up to "North of Northampton", featuring a rare photo of the New Haven trestle at Conway, MA. 1 page.
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October 24th, 2003, 2:49 pm #4

Many thanks!!! NHA