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By:BandA Fan
Dates:7/15/1978 - 5/22/1985
Album Info:Amtrak's Springfield Line is the former New Haven RR line between New Haven, CT. and Springfield, MA. It is one of the two origional constituent lines of the NYNH&H---The Hartford & New Haven, which was completed between New Haven and Hartford in 1839, and extended to Springfield in 1844.
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Work extra AMTK 138
Title:  Work extra AMTK 138
Description:  RS-3 138 shoving a work extra north at Meadow Rd. in the Wilson section of Windsor. The 138, nee NH 529, now works for the Naugatuck RR.
Photo Date:  7/15/1978  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 4:11:25 PM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 138(RS3)
Views:  952   Comments: 1
AMTK 12
Title:  AMTK 12
Description:  RDC's 12 and 36, both ex New Haven, arrive at Berlin.
Photo Date:  7/15/1978  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 4:13:10 PM
Location:  Berlin, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 36(RDC2) AMTK 12(RDC1)
Views:  1546   Comments: 0
AMTK 36
Title:  AMTK 36
Description:  12 and 36 depart Berlin northward for Hartford and Springfield.
Photo Date:  7/15/1978  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 4:14:23 PM
Location:  Berlin, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 36(RDC2) AMTK 12(RDC1)
Views:  1041   Comments: 0
AMTK 14
Title:  AMTK 14
Description:  The 14 departs Berlin. Origionally NH 41, this car has been restored and is part of Jim Gagliardi's collection.
Photo Date:  7/15/1978  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 4:15:41 PM
Location:  Berlin, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 14(RDC1)
Views:  1220   Comments: 0
CR 9541
Title:  CR 9541
Description:  WNHA-22, the Suffield branch local, returns to Hartford as it passes Meadow Rd.
Photo Date:  8/11/1978  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 4:21:01 PM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  CR 9541(SW1500)
Views:  558   Comments: 0
Work extra AMTK 135
Title:  Work extra AMTK 135
Description:  Amtrak work extra 135 is northbound at Meadow Rd.
Photo Date:  8/11/1978  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 4:21:57 PM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 135(RS3)
Views:  606   Comments: 0
AMTK 34
Title:  AMTK 34
Description:  RDC-2 #34 southbound at Meadow Rd. in the Wilson section of Windsor.
Photo Date:  8/11/1978  Upload Date: 11/29/2005 10:03:22 AM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  781   Comments: 0
AMTK 34
Title:  AMTK 34
Description:  The 34 and partner pause at Thompsonville depot on their way to Springfield. Old Bigelow Carpet mills at right.
Photo Date:  1/30/1979  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 9:52:01 AM
Location:  Enfield, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  662   Comments: 0
AMTK 27
Title:  AMTK 27
Description:  One of the Roger Williams cabs leads an RDC-2 northbound past the old New Haven tower SS-214 in Hartford.
Photo Date:  3/21/1979  Upload Date: 11/16/2005 5:39:45 PM
Location:  Hartford, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 27(RDCA)
Views:  1139   Comments: 0
Rule G????
Title:  Rule G????
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/1/1979  Upload Date: 11/24/2007 6:03:00 PM
Location:  Hartford, CT
Author:  BandA Fan
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  412   Comments: 0
AMTK 18
Title:  AMTK 18
Description:  Amtrak RDC-1 18, operating as train 403, pauses at the depot in Windsor Locks. Although superceded by an "Amshack" a liittle over a mile to the south, this building still stands.
Photo Date:  4/11/1979  Upload Date: 10/20/2005 10:47:27 AM
Location:  Windsor Locks, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 18(RDC1)
Views:  1457   Comments: 0
Quickly becoming a memory
Title:  Quickly becoming a memory
Description:  Barely 3 years old at the time, F40PH 212 sits in motor storage at New Haven station between assignments.
Photo Date:  5/10/1979  Upload Date: 11/16/2005 5:41:03 PM
Location:  New Haven, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 212(F40PH)
Views:  830   Comments: 0
AMTK 18
Title:  AMTK 18
Description:  RDC 18, you can see the "New Haven" on the letterboard, southbound at Wilson Ave. in Windsor.
Photo Date:  5/10/1979  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 9:59:20 AM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 18(RDC1)
Views:  635   Comments: 0
AMTK 28
Title:  AMTK 28
Description:  Both Roger Williams cab cars arrive in Springfield from New Haven.
Photo Date:  5/16/1979  Upload Date: 11/16/2005 5:42:21 PM
Location:  Springfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 28(RDCA)
Views:  1058   Comments: 2
AMTK 27
Title:  AMTK 27
Description:  The Roger Williams cabs still exist, but the Hotel Charles is just a memory.
Photo Date:  5/16/1979  Upload Date: 11/16/2005 5:43:06 PM
Location:  Springfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 27(RDCA)
Views:  701   Comments: 0
AMTK 15
Title:  AMTK 15
Description:  The 15 and 10 head north across the Connecticut River. The box truss spans the Windsor canal which circumvented the Enfield Rapids and occupy a stretch of the river from just below the bridge north to about Thompsonville.
Photo Date:  5/16/1979  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 10:00:36 AM
Location:  Enfield, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 15(RDC1) AMTK 10(RDC1)
Views:  938   Comments: 0
AMTK 15
Title:  AMTK 15
Description:  The 15 and 10 continue across the Conn. River, nearing Warehouse Point.
Photo Date:  5/16/1979  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 10:01:23 AM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 10(RDC1) AMTK 15(RDC1)
Views:  860   Comments: 0
AMTK 27
Title:  AMTK 27
Description:  The "Hot Rods" cross the Farmington River.
Photo Date:  5/16/1979  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 10:01:56 AM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 28(RDCA) AMTK 27(RDCA)
Views:  764   Comments: 0
AMTK 28
Title:  AMTK 28
Description:  "Hot Rods" arriving at Springfield.
Photo Date:  5/16/1979  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 10:02:48 AM
Location:  Springfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 27(RDCA) AMTK 28(RDCA)
Views:  912   Comments: 0
AMTK 138
Title:  AMTK 138
Description:  Amtrak RS-3 138 occupies the siding on the west side of the main line opposite Hartford engine house.
Photo Date:  5/16/1979  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 10:03:31 AM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 138(RS3)
Views:  495   Comments: 0
AMTK 27
Title:  AMTK 27
Description:  Roger Williams cab 27 (ex NH 140) leads an unrecorded RDC-2 at Windsor Locks.
Photo Date:  6/12/1979  Upload Date: 11/17/2005 11:56:46 AM
Location:  Windsor Locks, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 27(RDCA)
Views:  1121   Comments: 0
AMTK 27
Title:  AMTK 27
Description:  The "matched pair" at Windsor Locks.
Photo Date:  6/14/1979  Upload Date: 11/17/2005 11:57:40 AM
Location:  Windsor Locks, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 27(RDCA) AMTK 28(RDCA)
Views:  1549   Comments: 1
AMTK 36
Title:  AMTK 36
Description:  Pair of ex New Haven RDC's "right at home" in ex New Haven territory.
Photo Date:  6/14/1979  Upload Date: 11/17/2005 11:58:29 AM
Location:  Windsor Locks, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 18(RDC1) AMTK 36(RDC2)
Views:  1366   Comments: 0
AMTK 27
Title:  AMTK 27
Description:  "Hot rods" just north of the Windsor/Windsor Locks town line.
Photo Date:  6/25/1979  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 10:24:51 AM
Location:  Windsor Locks, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 28(RDCA) AMTK 27(RDCA)
Views:  550   Comments: 0
Amtrak RDC
Title:  Amtrak RDC
Description:  Budd Car heads south over the Farmington River, which is very low at this point, contributing to the "mirror effect".
Photo Date:  6/25/1979  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 10:23:39 AM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  287   Comments: 0
AMTK 36
Title:  AMTK 36
Description:  Budd Cars depart Windsor Locks.
Photo Date:  7/16/1979  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 10:26:18 AM
Location:  Windsor Locks, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 18(RDC1) AMTK 36(RDC2)
Views:  649   Comments: 0
AMTK 27
Title:  AMTK 27
Description:  The "Hot Rods" arrive at Windsor Locks under a cloud, ladies waiting on the platform will board momentarily.
Photo Date:  7/16/1979  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 10:27:28 AM
Location:  Windsor Locks, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 28(RDCA) AMTK 27(RDCA)
Views:  608   Comments: 1
AMTK 27
Title:  AMTK 27
Description:  Sun comes back out as the Roger Williams twins depart.
Photo Date:  7/16/1979  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 10:28:40 AM
Location:  Windsor Locks, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 27(RDCA) AMTK 28(RDCA)
Views:  599   Comments: 1
AMTK 34
Title:  AMTK 34
Description:  Pair of RDC-2's depart Windsor southward.
Photo Date:  7/16/1979  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 10:32:07 AM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  639   Comments: 0
AMTK 27
Title:  AMTK 27
Description:  Roger Williams at Windsor Locks.
Photo Date:  9/29/1979  Upload Date: 11/17/2005 11:59:27 AM
Location:  Windsor Locks, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 27(RDCA) AMTK 28(RDCA)
Views:  591   Comments: 0
AMTK 27
Title:  AMTK 27
Description:  Roger Williams departing Windsor Locks southward.
Photo Date:  9/29/1979  Upload Date: 11/17/2005 12:00:14 PM
Location:  Windsor Locks, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 27(RDCA) AMTK 28(RDCA)
Views:  720   Comments: 0
AMTK 28
Title:  AMTK 28
Description:  One of my earliest medium format shots, the "Hot rods" northbound at Windsor.
Photo Date:  12/15/1979  Upload Date: 11/28/2005 6:01:11 PM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 27(RDCA) AMTK 28(RDCA)
Views:  581   Comments: 0
AMTK 36
Title:  AMTK 36
Description:  RDC-2 #36 leads a sister northward across Palisado Ave. after a pause at Windsor station.
Photo Date:  1/2/1980  Upload Date: 11/23/2005 4:34:23 PM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 36(RDC2)
Views:  518   Comments: 0
Better days ahead
Title:  Better days ahead
Description:  Pair of RDC's northbound at Windsor. This area, including both the freight and passenger stations, was heavily refurbished in 1987.
Photo Date:  1/3/1980  Upload Date: 11/23/2005 4:10:13 PM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  301   Comments: 0
AMTK 12
Title:  AMTK 12
Description:  NOT the Springfield Line, but rather the old NH Highland div. Local Pols tried to drum up interest in commuter trains on this line by sponsoring this trip from Hartford to Manchester. We're STILL waiting.
Photo Date:  1/24/1980  Upload Date: 11/18/2005 7:32:29 PM
Location:  Manchester, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 12(RDC1)
Views:  1057   Comments: 0
Quarry Junction
Title:  Quarry Junction
Description:  Pair of Budds northbound at Quarry Jct.
Photo Date:  1/26/1980  Upload Date: 11/23/2005 2:42:14 PM
Location:  Meriden, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
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Views:  386   Comments: 0
Quarry Junction
Title:  Quarry Junction
Description:  Another pair of Budds southbound. Overhead bridge in the background is Hicks Ave.
Photo Date:  1/26/1980  Upload Date: 11/23/2005 2:43:27 PM
Location:  Meriden, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Views:  306   Comments: 0
RDC's
Title:  RDC's
Description:  Pair of southbound RDC's pause at Berlin.
Photo Date:  1/30/1980  Upload Date: 11/23/2005 2:48:41 PM
Location:  Berlin, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
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Views:  364   Comments: 0
AMTK 28
Title:  AMTK 28
Description:  Roger and a "stock" friend depart Berlin northbound, next stop, Hartford.
Photo Date:  1/30/1980  Upload Date: 11/23/2005 2:49:32 PM
Location:  Berlin, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 28(RDCA)
Views:  565   Comments: 1
AMTK 15
Title:  AMTK 15
Description:  Amtrak tr. 405 southbound on the Farmington River stone arch bridge at Windsor. Only got the # on the lead car, easy, since the 15 had that "washed out" look on the ends. Date approx.
Photo Date:  3/15/1980  Upload Date: 11/11/2005 6:59:04 PM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 15(RDC1)
Views:  631   Comments: 0
AMTK 12
Title:  AMTK 12
Description:  Amtrak tr. 403 at Island Road in Windsor, about 1/2 mile south of the station. Sorry, didn't record the # on the Roger Williams cab trailing.
Photo Date:  3/15/1980  Upload Date: 11/11/2005 6:59:48 PM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 12(RDC1)
Views:  491   Comments: 0
Amtrak train 403
Title:  Amtrak train 403
Description:  Train 403 at Island Road, again, on a differant day. No record of car #'s....GRRRR! Date approx.
Photo Date:  3/26/1980  Upload Date: 11/11/2005 7:00:50 PM
Location:  Windsor, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  232   Comments: 0
AMTK 36
Title:  AMTK 36
Description:  Southbound RDC's pass Beaver Pond and are about to duck beneath the Hicks Ave. overhead.
Photo Date:  3/30/1980  Upload Date: 11/23/2005 2:44:45 PM
Location:  Meriden, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 15(RDC1) AMTK 36(RDC2)
Views:  858   Comments: 0
AMTK 28
Title:  AMTK 28
Description:  One of the Roger williams cabs leads an RDC-1 northward from Quarry Jct. towards the Hicks Ave. overhead.
Photo Date:  3/30/1980  Upload Date: 11/23/2005 2:46:28 PM
Location:  Meriden, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 12(RDC1) AMTK 28(RDCA)
Views:  798   Comments: 0
AMTK 28
Title:  AMTK 28
Description:  Cropped and enlarged portion of previous pic at Quarry Jct.
Photo Date:  3/30/1980  Upload Date: 11/23/2005 2:47:31 PM
Location:  Meriden, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 12(RDC1) AMTK 28(RDCA)
Views:  998   Comments: 1
Amtrak train 402
Title:  Amtrak train 402
Description:  Train 402 northbound at Hicks Ave., Quarry Jct. in the distance. Again, no car numbers, but ALL of Amtrak's RDC-1's used on the Springfield Line were ex NH. Date approx.
Photo Date:  4/2/1980  Upload Date: 11/11/2005 7:02:26 PM
Location:  Meriden, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
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Views:  247   Comments: 0
Amtrak train 403
Title:  Amtrak train 403
Description:  Southbound train 403 at Hicks Ave. in Meriden, passing Beaver Pond at left. Car COULD be the 30, ex NP B-30, I'm guessing but the horn looks correct for that car.
Photo Date:  4/2/1980  Upload Date: 11/11/2005 7:03:14 PM
Location:  Meriden, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Views:  279   Comments: 0
Amtrak train 413
Title:  Amtrak train 413
Description:  Train 413 heads into the setting sun, past MP 50 and across the Connecticut River at Warehouise Point. Looks like Roger Williams cab #27.
Photo Date:  4/6/1980  Upload Date: 11/11/2005 7:06:04 PM
Location:  Enfield, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
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Views:  228   Comments: 0
AMTK 18
Title:  AMTK 18
Description:  Train 402 heads north across the Connecticut River at Warehouse Point. I KNOW these are the 18 and 20, because they were the only ones without the R-W-B window bands.
Photo Date:  4/17/1980  Upload Date: 11/11/2005 7:06:50 PM
Location:  Enfield, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
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Locomotives:  AMTK 18(RDC1) AMTK 20(RDC1)
Views:  947   Comments: 1
AMTK train 403
Title:  AMTK train 403
Description:  Train 403 southbound at the flood control dike in the north end of Hartford. Four years later, those gates would be closed, as the second highest recorded flood on the Connecticut River occured on June 1, 1984.
Photo Date:  4/24/1980  Upload Date: 11/11/2005 7:07:54 PM
Location:  Hartford, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 20(RDC1) AMTK 34(RDC2)
Views:  1045   Comments: 1


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