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New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

 
 
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Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-voltage railroading in the United States.
Survey number: HAER CT-8
Building/structure dates: 1917 Initial Construction

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Consolidated Rail Corporation
New York Central Railroad
New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
General Railway Signal Company
Union Switch and Signal Company
Westinghouse Electric Manufacturing Company
Westinghouse Electric Manufacturing Company
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connecticut43.47979, -76.31521
Google Map of 43.4797914, -76.31521049999999
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