Cedar Hill Yard In New Haven Today

KCJones

Yes we have covered the old Cedar Hill Yard in New Haven.

But’s try and find what remains.

New York, New Haven & Hartford RR: East New Haven Shops with Roundhouse in foreground. East New Haven, New Haven Co., CT. (Not on NEC). – Northeast Railroad Corridor, Amtrak Route between New York/Connecticut & Connecticut/Rhode Island State Lines, New Haven, New Haven County, CT

Today it is hard to grasp how large Cedar Hill was — the aerial photo shows only a tiny fraction of the yard, maybe about 5 per cent.  The only part of the classification yards that shows in the photo is part of the old westbound departure yard along the top of the photo.  The two hump yards and the main classification, receiving and departure yards are well out of the picture to the northeast extending over five miles.  There was room for 11,000 cars on…

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