Waterbury Union Station

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JackLabeck
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Joined: 20 Aug 2017, 12:42

24 Aug 2017, 21:28 #11

rsullivan wrote:Mr. Labeck. Another more recent view:NH RR Waterbury Railway Station pic 12.jpg
Two views to show the roof top and the neat curved building in front of the station and the closeup of the tower:
 NH RR Waterbury Railway Station pic 11.jpg
NH RR Waterbury Railway Station pic 10.jpgI checked Model Railroader for the article, but didn't find it in the search. Remember, Mr. David Popp models the Waterbury in N scale and is easy to contact as the producer of Model Railroader Video Plus. He may have more information and tips on modeling it. Hope these help you out more.
Richard H. Sullivan, Jr. member #3967

I contacted Mr. David Popp and he recommended Shoreliner Volume 22 issue 2 also, that is where he got his info .


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Frank R
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25 Aug 2017, 19:09 #12

Thought I'd put this in here -- if inappropriate or irrelevant, please delete it.
I read somewhere that whoever designed the Waterbury station was inspired by a place in Italy.  While walking around Florence -- I found it!  As a side note, when I was showing the pictures I took of my trip to my family, my son-in-law exclaimed: what's that picture of the Waterbury railroad station doing in there?

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DBrion
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26 Aug 2017, 00:30 #13

That's a very relevant photo, thanks for posting.  That's the tower that inspired the NYNH&H president (sitting here I can't remember if it was Mellon) to build the Waterbury tower.
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JackLabeck
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27 Aug 2017, 14:46 #14

DBrion wrote:That's a very relevant photo, thanks for posting.  That's the tower that inspired the NYNH&H president (sitting here I can't remember if it was Mellon) to build the Waterbury tower.

I had heard of the tower in Italy, but I have never seen a picture of it, thanks for posting that .

Jack


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Charlie Dunn
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01 Sep 2017, 21:08 #15

Here are the drawings for the Waterbury station.  Enjoy! Waterbury Passenger Station drawing 2.jpg
Waterbury Passenger Station drawing.jpg
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JackLabeck
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02 Sep 2017, 12:42 #16

Charlie Dunn wrote:Here are the drawings for the Waterbury station.  Enjoy!Waterbury Passenger Station drawing 2.jpg
Waterbury Passenger Station drawing.jpg

Thank you, even in HO scale this would be a four foot building.

Jack


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Charlie Dunn
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08 Sep 2017, 19:17 #17

Here is a picture of a model I saw at the Amherst show at the Big E in 2013.  They told me it was the building plan printed and colored on foam core and was about 75% of HO scale. IMG_0967.jpg
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