Berkshire Railroad Print
Written by Paul Marston   
Saturday, 01 December 2007 10:37
Berkshire Railroad Map as of 1850

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Berkshire Railroad


REGION

STATE

CHARTERED

BEGAN OP

GAUGE1

GAUGE YR

TYPE

ABANDONED

ABAND YR

NE

MA

1837

1842

N

REGION
NAME
MEANING OF THE VARIOUS ENTRIES IN THE TABLE

NE

NEW ENGLAND

BEGAN OP = YEAR OPERATIONS BEGAN IF KNOWN

MA

MID-ATLANTIC

GAUGE1 = ORIGINAL GAUGE IF NOT STANDARD

SA

SOUTH-ATLANTIC

GAUGEYR = YEAR GAUGE CHANGED IF KNOWN

GC

GULF COAST

GAUGE2 = SECOND GAUGE IF ANY AND NOT STANDARD

SI

SOUTHERN INTERIOR

LOCAL = "L" FOR LOCAL, "R" FOR REGIONAL

NI

NORTHERN INTERIOR

ABANDONED = "Y" FOR YES, "N" FOR NO

PC

PACIFIC COAST COAST

ABANDON YR = YEAR OF ABANDONMENT IF ANY

TRACK CONSTRUCTION WITH YEARS AND MILEAGE

1842

21.14

TOTAL MILES CONSTRUCTED 21.14 1860 CENSUS 21.14 RINGWALT GIVES 22.00

NAME CHANGED TO OR ACQUIRED BY

YEAR

Housatonic Railroad

1843

New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad

1898

Penn Central Railroad

1969

Conrail

1976

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 May 2008 19:14