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Title Railroad Records
Creator Bennington & Rutland Railroad Company
Other Creators Western Vermont Railroad
Vermont Central Railroad
Clarendon and Pittsford Railroad
Dates of Creation 1845-1899
Scope & Content Mostly printed documents relating to railroad development and operations in Vermont. Includes stockholder records, time tables and other ephemera for the Western Vermont Railroad Company, Vermont Central Railroad and three family passes for 1896-97, 1899, Rutland and Burlington Railroad, Bennington and Rutland Railroad and Clarendon and Pittsford Railroad.
Administrative/Biographical History In 1843 the Champlain and Connecticut River Railroad Company was chartered in Vermont. In 1847 the name was changed to the Rutland and Burlington Railroad Company and the road was constructed from Burlington to Bellows Falls in 1849.

The Vermont Central Railroad Company was chartered October 31, 1843, subscriptions opened for stock in 1845, and construction on the line from Burlington to Windsor began in 1849.

The Western Vermont Railroad Company was chartered on November 5, 1845. The Bennington and Rutland Railroad Company was formed from the Western Vermont on August 1, 1865.
Related People Park, Trenor William
McCullough, Hall Park
Edgerton, E.
Landon, John
Search Terms Western Vermont Railroad
Bennington & Rutland Railroad Company
Rutland and Burlington Railroad
Credit line Bequest of Hall Park McCullough
Catalog Number 2009.163.91
Containers Vermont Central Railroad
Western Vermont Railroad Circular and Transfer Agreement
Bennington and Rutland Railroad
Train Schedule/Letter
Central Vermont Railroad
Rutland and Burlington Railroad
Troy and Boston Railroad
Langdon vs. Vermont and Canada R. R. Co.
Rutland Railroad Vermont Travel Brochure
Clarendon and Pittsford Railroad