Litchfield County, Connecticut

 

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Canaan

Housatonic RR/Connecticut Western RR

7 Main St. (S.R. 7/S.R. 44)

P/O

 unused

1871-72

in use

wood

HRR

two story, restored, eastern end completely rebuilt after 2001 fire, undergoing renovations,Field checked 12/14

Cornwall Bridge

Housatonic RR

River Rd. S

C

business

1886

in use

wood

HRR

dormers added, modified, on National Register, Field checked 6/13

East Canaan

Connecticut Western RR

relocated to 230 East Canaan Rd. (Rt. 44)

C

residence

1873

none

wood

none

with additions, Field checked 6/13

Falls Village

Housatonic RR

44 Railroad St.

C

offices/apartments

c1843

in use

wood

HRR

Falls Village Canaan Historical Society, on National Register, Field checked 6/13

Gaylordsville (Merwinsville)

Housatonic RR

1 Browns Forge

M

community use

c1837

in use

wood

HRR

hotel was meal stop and ticket office, under restoration, 3 story, Field checked 6/13

Gaylordsville (Merwinsville)

Housatonic RR

relocated to 22 Lime Rock Station Rd. in Lime Rock

F

residence

 

nearby

wood

HRR

originally freight house at Merwinsville, converted to a combination depot in 1905 and moved to Lime Rock after 1914 when fire destroyed original Lime Rock depot, modified, Field checked 6/13

Gaylordsville

Housatonic RR

relocated to 520 River Rd.

C

residence

1915

nearby

wood

HRR

Modified, Field checked 6/13

Kent

Housatonic RR

Rt. 7

C

business

1872 or 1874

in use

wood

HRR

Restored, Field checked 6/13

Lakeville

Central New England & Western RR

7 Ethan Allen St.

P

business

1891

gone

wood

none

on National Register

Litchfield

Shepaug Valley RR

28 A-CRussell St.

P

business

1871

gone

wood

none

shortened, turned, with additions

New Hartford

New Haven & Northampton RR

Greenwoods Rd.

F

municipal

1877

gone

brick

none

modified

New Milford

Housatonic RR

11 Railroad St.

P

Chamber of Commerce/police dept.

1886

in use

wood

HRR

on National Register

Norfolk

Central New England RR

10 Station Place

P

business

1898

gone

stone

none

Field checked 6/13 

Roxbury

Shepaug Valley RR

Mine Hill Rd.

C

business

c1871

gone

wood

none

 

Salisbury

Philadelphia, Reading & New England RR

relocated to 15 Library St.

P

residence

c1889-1892

gone

wood

none

replacement depot from Berea, NY, modified

Terryville

Hartford Providence & Fishkill RR

96 East Washington Rd.

( in Pequabuck Industrial Park)

P

business

c1850

in use

wood

GRS

former main line now freight spur

Terryville

Hartford Providence & Fishkill RR

96 East Washington Rd.

( in Pequabuck Industrial Park)

F

business

c1850

in use

wood

GRS

former main line now freight spur

Terryville

NYNH&H

 

Tn

rr

1910

in use

 

GRS

 

Thomaston

Naugatuck RR

East Main St.

P

rr

1881

in use

brick

NAUG

restored after 1993 fire, owned by Railroad Museum of New England, Field checked 5/16

Thomaston

NYNH&H

relocated in town

T

museum

 

 

wood

 

tower from Guilford

Washington

Shepaug, Litchfield & Northern RR

relocated on Main St.

C

American Legion hall

1895

none

wood

none

modified

West Cornwall

Housatonic RR

6 Railroad St.

C

business

c1842

in use

wood

HRR

two-story, Field checked 6/13

Winsted

NYNH&H

140 Willow St.

F

business

c1906

gone

wood

none

greatly altered

 

Compiled by M. J. Camp, Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

 

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