1916 Union Station New Haven Group of 3 Ink Drawings: Site Plan, Floor Plans and Elevations of the New York New Haven & Hartford R.R. New Haven Division Passenger Station (NOTE): This Stationed Burned in 1918
(Americana - 20th Century - Architecture - Building Design - Railroad - New York New Haven & Hartford Railroad)

New Haven, Conn.: Not Published, 1916. F Three numbered sheets 1-3, collated complete. Sheets are drawn to the scale of 1" = 50'; measure approx. 8 1/2" x 12 1/2" overall size; all with date of 1916 and are noted as drawn & traced by G.A.Q., dated June, 1916. The architects are not noted on the sheet headings. Sheet No. 1: Site Plan (scale 1" = 100') & First Floor Plan. Showing the location of the passenger Station in New Haven, Connecticut; bounded by Union Avenue at the confluence of Portsea and Meadow Street. A note below the title at top states "This station Burned May 8, 1918"; sewer lines are drawn-in in blue ink, Adams Express and trolley lines, platforms are indicated. Room names and usage are shown within the first floor plan, express rooms, offices, ticket offices, waiting room, restaurant, toilets and baggage areas; column locations, platform materials are noted. Sheet No. 2: Second Floor & Third Floor Plans. The information given at top left notes roof, cover shed, platform materials; heating, lights, sewage, finishes; also the area of the building & cubical contents; original date of construction, '1872 extended 1878'; the pricing data is not filled-in; a few red ink-line markers added for notation. Office use and name given on the rooms. Sheet No. 3: North, East, West Elevations and a Section of the building. With some light hand coloring in sepia-red on the brick-work. Titles give material for the roofing, faces, location of canopies. All accomplished in black ink on limp polished architectural cloth vellum, very precisely and cleanly rendered. Some wear, darkening; soft crease at bottom left corners; overall, in very good condition. An interesting group of drawings of the building which was destroyed by fire and later rebuilt at a nearby railway property. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 25308)


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