New Haven Color Pictorial: Volume Two


By David R. Sweetland

Hardcover, 128 pages, All Color

ISBN: 1-885614-56-X

Volume Two continues Four Ways West Publications’ New Haven Railroad Color Pictorial series, this time focusing on its operations in central Connecticut and Rhode Island. The book reviews New Haven road switchers and switchers purchased from Alco, EMD, FM, GE and Lima between 1931 and 1965. Its photographic trip during the 1950s and 1960s begins at Old Saybrook and covers New Haven’s back lines in Connecticut and the branch lines of Rhode Island as well as the Shore Line route from New London to Providence ending at Boston Switch.