Connecticut’s Housatonic Railroad Receipts and Correspondence, 1880s

The Housatonic Railroad Company ran from Bridgeport to the Massachusetts state line, and became part of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad in 1892.

This is a group of three receipts by the Housatonic Railroad Company for shipments of carpet and grain from New York and Bridgeport to Stepney, Connecticut, dated 1878, 1884 and 1887. There is also a letter and envelope from C. S. Lane, Road Master, dated 1885. The address of Falls Village Connecticut has been crossed out and Great Barrington (Massachusetts) substituted.

The age-browned items have been folded and the envelope is torn. These items will be carefully protectively packaged in a rigid plastic sleeve. in a bubble envelope. Insurance may be declined if not desired.

Item ID: 4776a

Connecticut’s Housatonic Railroad Receipts and Correspondence, 1880s

Connecticut’s Housatonic Railroad Receipts and Correspondence, 1880s
Connecticut’s Housatonic Railroad Receipts and Correspondence, 1880s

The Housatonic Railroad Company ran from Bridgeport to the Massachusetts state line, and became part of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad in 1892.

This is a group of three receipts by the Housatonic Railroad Company for shipments of carpet and grain from New York and Bridgeport to Stepney, Connecticut, dated 1878, 1884 and 1887. There is also a letter and envelope from C. S. Lane, Road Master, dated 1885. The address of Falls Village Connecticut has been crossed out and Great Barrington (Massachusetts) substituted.

The age-browned items have been folded and the envelope is torn. These items will be carefully protectively packaged in a rigid plastic sleeve. in a bubble envelope. Insurance may be declined if not desired.

Item ID: 4776a

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