Join the Railroad Museum of New England, Fascia’s Chocolates and Haight-Brown Vineyard on 6:00 pm The evening begins at our historic 1881 Thomaston Station with a cocktail party (Haight-Brown […]

Chocolate Decadence Sunset Tour







The view looking south at Thomaston on June 29, 1929. Notice the fuel oil dealer at far right, whose tanks are still located here today. […]

A look back at Thomaston Station


Originally built by Bethlehem Steel in 1929 as NYNH&H 2789, one of ten 60-foot long Baggage-Railway Post Office cars in series 2780-89. It contained a […]

New Haven W-221 Shop Car


New Haven 0401 at Chase Yard, 2009. Photo by Matt Lawson New Haven 0401 is an FA-1 1500 HP road freight Diesel locomotive, built by […]

New Haven 0401



New Haven 529 is an RS-3 1600 HP Diesel road switcher, built by Alco, August 1950 (#78176). The first former New Haven locomotive ever to […]

New Haven 529


This 1884 timetable documents Naugatuck Railroad service between Bridgeport and Winsted, about twenty years before control was assumed by the New Haven. Notice that both […]

Naugatuck Raiload 1884




  It’s a quiet Saturday in Binghamton, NY; a local railfan is roaming the Delaware & Hudson yards with his camera, and is intrigued by […]

Here comes the Revolution…



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While timetables are fairly common artifacts in railway preservation, due in part to the high number produced, this one caught the eye of the museum’s […]

Art Deco Railroad Timetable