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A Guide to the Leroy Roberts Railroad Collection, undated, 1851-1993
A Guide to the Leroy Roberts Railroad Collection, undated, 1851-1993
Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
Alvin D. Higgins School, Thompsonville
Alvin D. Higgins School, Thompsonville
Large brick building with fenced lawn and trees in front. Flag flying on pole. Street in front of building with trolley tracks in it., Infrastructure
Bad Corner, Somers
Bad Corner, Somers
Man pushing cart with two men in it near stacks of lumber, trolley tracks and unpaved street. Sign "Bad Corner" on telephone pole., Infrastructure, Livelihood, Title supplied by cataloger. Writing with ink on photograph.
Baltic
Baltic
Drescher's, town hall and fire department, post office, Cote's Meat Market, and apartment building along block with unpaved street with trolley tracks., Environment, Infrastructure, Title supplied by cataloger. Writing with ink on photograph.
Baltic Inn, Baltic
Baltic Inn, Baltic
Man and dog in front of large brick three story building with two double porches and sign over front entrance "Baltic Inn". Automobile in front of far porch., Infrastructure, Title supplied by cataloger. Writing with ink on photograph.
Bankers Row, Norwich
Bankers Row, Norwich
Automobiles and horse and carriage on street with trolley tracks in it. Pedestrians on sidewalks. Two and Three story stone buildings, some with awnings over street level windows. Engraved on one "The Thames National Bank"., Environment, Infrastructure, Smudging on postcard.
Barnards Station Grade Crossing, Looking North, Bloomfield
Barnards Station Grade Crossing, Looking North, Bloomfield
Road at intersection with railroad tracks. Crossing signs at intersection. Fencing encloses surrounding fields. Buildings to either side of road., Infrastructure, Environment, Writing with ink on photograph.
Barnards, Looking Southeast Along Central New England Railway, Bloomfield
Barnards, Looking Southeast Along Central New England Railway, Bloomfield
Sign reading "Barnards" near small wood frame building with overhanging roof. Railroad tracks in front of building. Telephone poles parallel tracks. Intersection with road just past building., Infrastructure, Spotting, writing with ink on photograph.
Beacon Falls Rubber Shoe Company, Beacon Falls
Beacon Falls Rubber Shoe Company, Beacon Falls
Wood covered bridge leading to steel frame bridge to Beacon Falls Rubber Shoe Company factory building. Factory is a large brick three story structure with two brick towers., Infrastructure, Environment
Beckleys, Berlin
Beckleys, Berlin
Wood frame house, white with black shutters enclosed with picket fence. Railroad tracks alongside of house. Extension of house with door and wind faces tracks. Sign over door., Infrastructure, Title supplied by cataloger.
Berkshire Water Company, Cornwall Bridge
Berkshire Water Company, Cornwall Bridge
Snow covered railroad tracks in front of large two story white wood building. Sign on building reads "Berkshire Spring Water". Other buildings behind and beyond first. Telephone poles parallel tracks. Boxcar in front of building., Environment, Infrastructure
Bicycle Club, Terryville Station
Bicycle Club, Terryville Station
Nine men with three bicycles in front of wood frame station building with sign "Western Union Telegraph Office"., Infrastructure, Lifestyle, Spotting, writing with ink on photograph. Smithsonian Institution, photo No. 57233.
Big Elm, Near Post Office, South Coventry
Big Elm, Near Post Office, South Coventry
Trolley car at intersection with street with large tree growing in the middle of it. Sidewalks and residences., Environment, Infrastructure
Bird's-eye View Of Norwich And Shetucket River, Norwich
Bird's-eye View Of Norwich And Shetucket River, Norwich
Town buildings, houses, bridge and river with rocky hillside in foreground., Environment, Infrastructure, Smudging, writing with ink on postcard.
Birds Eye View (of Center), Andover
Birds Eye View (of Center), Andover
Panoramic view of the center of Andover. Hotel in center with houses and church to sides., Infrastructure, Environment, Photograph of postcard Photograph smudged
Birds Eye View From Capitol, Hartford
Birds Eye View From Capitol, Hartford
Railroad station, tracks and buildings. Park, hotels, business buildings and roads., Environment, Infrastructure
Birds Eye View From Laurel Hill Of Norwich And The Shetucket River, Norwich
Birds Eye View From Laurel Hill Of Norwich And The Shetucket River, Norwich
Wooded hillsides, river, bridge, town buildings and houses., Environment, Infrastructure
Birds Eye View From Laurel Hill, Norwich
Birds Eye View From Laurel Hill, Norwich
River with boats on it. Bridge, town buildings, factories, churches, and houses surrounded by wooded hills., Environment, Infrastructure, Postmark bleed through on postcard.
Birds Eye View Of Danielson, Looking South From School House
Birds Eye View Of Danielson, Looking South From School House
Town buildings, houses, streets and railroad., Environment, Infrastructure, Probably on School Street. Smudging on postcard.
Birds Eye View Of Ponemah Mills, Taftville
Birds Eye View Of Ponemah Mills, Taftville
Street with telephone poles, trolley tracks and fenced sidewalk. Trees and river near street. Large brick buildings of mill plant near river., Environment, Infrastructure
Birds Eye View, Broad Brook
Birds Eye View, Broad Brook
Houses, trees, town buildings, water tower and large chimney., Infrastructure, Environment, Postmark bleed through, writing with ink on postcard.
Birds Eye View, Clinton
Birds Eye View, Clinton
Box cars on railroad tracks in front of houses surrounded by trees., Infrastructure, Environment
Birds Eye View, Cornwall
Birds Eye View, Cornwall
Overview of open fields, trees, church, residences and other town buildings., Environment, Spotting, smudging, tear along right side of postcard.
Birdseye View Of Derby And Shelton
Birdseye View Of Derby And Shelton
View of railroad tracks, station building and freight house with town buildings in background., Infrastructure, Environment, Photograph of postcard. Typewriting on photograph.
Birdseye View Of New Hartford
Birdseye View Of New Hartford
Factory buildings, church, town buildings and houses surrounded by trees and hills., Environment, Infrastructure
Birthplace Of Mrs. Sigourney, Norwich
Birthplace Of Mrs. Sigourney, Norwich
Three story wood frame house with several porches, five chimneys and picket fence surrounding lot. Sidewalk and road in front of house. Trolley tracks in road., Environment, Infrastructure, Tears, fraying corners on postcard. Back of postcard reads: "This is one of the very ancient houses of Norwich. Here was born in 1791, Lydia Huntley Sigourney, one of the most gifted of the earlier American writers.This is the 'Madame Lathrop House' of which Mrs. Sigourney writes so charming a description in her 'Letters of Life'."
Blackberry River Valley, From Lookout Mountain, West Norfolk
Blackberry River Valley, From Lookout Mountain, West Norfolk
View of river valley showing houses, buildings, fields, trees and mountains., Environment, Photograph of postcard. Writing with ink on photograph.
Boardmans Bridge, New Milford
Boardmans Bridge, New Milford
Bridge over river., Infrastructure
Boat Landing, Lake Compounce, Bristol
Boat Landing, Lake Compounce, Bristol
Docks and small boats at shore line of lake. Trees and grass surround lake with scattered chairs and small gazebo., Infrastructure, Environment, Writing with ink on postcard
Bolton Notch
Bolton Notch
Train engine and boxcars on tracks near buildings to sides of tracks. Rocky hillside and road with rock wall on either side of tracks. Water in distance., Infrastructure, Environment

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