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Scope and Contents In the 1950s, Brady, an employee of what was then the New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad (commonly referred to as the New Haven) and is now part of Amtrak, developed an interest in the Shepaug railroad branch. He acquired original New Haven records that provide detailed documentation of the crossings, bridges, and abutting structures. Records also document original rights of way and the New Haven's unsuccessful and successful petitions to abandon the line in the 1930s and 1940s. In...
Dates: Created: 1897-2000; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2003
Scope and Contents The Adelaide Deming collection (1954-46-0, .21 linear feet) contains papers related to Litchfield painter Adelaide Deming (1864-1956); her brother, physician William Champion Deming (1862-1954); and other members of her family, including her sister Charlotte (1868-), cousin John W. Quincy (1868-1950), and great grandfather Julius Deming (1755-1838). The collection consists primarily of correspondence and also includes business papers, estate papers, news clippings, a writ signed by Julius...
Dates: Created: 1808-1956; Other: Date acquired: 05/04/1956
Abstract The Litchfield Historical Society Shepaug Railroad collection (1953-31-0) contains miscellaneous documents about the Shepaug Railroad.
Dates: Created: 1869-1895; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1953
Abstract The Isabel Foster Murphy collection (1952-23-1) consists of photographs of the Shepaug Railroad and Litchfield Station.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 10/10/1952
Collection — Box: 1
Abstract This photograph (1954-33-0) of William Scott Plumb was taken about 1904. For about 28 years, Mr. Plumb was employed as Railway Mail Clerk on the Shepaug Railroad. He left that job about 1916 and became teller at the First National Bank until his death in 1928.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in circa 1904; Other: Date acquired: 08/10/1955