The map of New England and vicinity shows drainage, cities and towns, county borders and the railroad network with emphasis on the Connecticut Western Railroad’s main line. Included are the railroad's eastern and western connections.
The Connecticut Western Railroad was completed in the year of this map's publishing. The standard-gauge railway ran from Hartford westward to the New York state line, where it connected with the Dutchess & Columbia Railroad at Millerton. The company went bankrupt in 1880 and reformed as the Hartford & Connecticut Western Railroad. Later it became part of the Central New England Railway.
Features references to the following railroad lines:
Connecticut Western Railroad.
Rondout & Eastern R.R. and Connections.
Dutchess & Columbia R.R. and Connections.
Massachusetts Western R.R.
Hartford, Providence & Fishkill R.R. and Connections.
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