New Haven Railroad Caboose

New Haven Railroad Caboose

New Haven Caboose Rehabilitation Project: Equipment This New Haven Caboose is known by many as the Landon Lumber Caboose of Madison, CT.  Landon used the caboose as a yard office for customers picking up their orders.  In January 2017, Landon Lumber started an...
Side Dump Car B-75

Side Dump Car B-75

Side Dump Car B-75 Project: Equipment Back to Projects B-75 was built by the Magor Car Company in 1953, for the U.S. Army. In November 2016 the Friends started to needle scale and wire wheel the old paint off of the car.  The car was finished in the railroad’s...
Porter “2”

Porter “2”

Porter "2" Project: Equipment Back to Projects Built by Porter in 1941, this locomotive served the U.S. Navy during World War II for the expansion and operation of the Norfolk Naval Base in Hampton Roads, VA. After the war, it was passed around until, eventually, it...
New Haven 3025

New Haven 3025

New Haven 3025 Project: Equipment Back to Projects While she wears “New Haven” lettering and the number “3025,” this locomotive was actually built in 1989 by the Tangshan Locomotive and Rolling Stock Works in China as an SY-type locomotive for...
NH 40-Foot Boxcar

NH 40-Foot Boxcar

NH 40-Foot Boxcar Project: Equipment   Back to Projects In 2001, the VRR acquired salvage rights to the track in New London’s Fort Yard as it was being dismantled. FVRR volunteers assisted and asked about the remaining railcars in the yard, now cut off from...