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Hartford & New Haven Railroad, Depot, 35 Central Street, Windsor, Hartford County, CT



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Item Title


Location
35 Central Street, Windsor, CT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CT-23-A
Building/structure dates: 1871 initial construction
Significance: This mid 19th century railroad building with exceptionally rich detail is one of the finest examples of the French Second Empire Style in Windsor. Windsor Center experienced a major residential development in the two decades following 1870. A major factor in this development was the railroad which made traveling easy and efficient.

Subjects
Second Empire Architectural Elements
Commerce
Railroad Stations


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH, SHOWING PROXIMITY OF RAILROAD DEPOT TO FREIGHT DEPOT
2. VIEW, LOOKING NORTH, SOUTH SIDE
3. VIEW, LOOKING NORTHEAST, SOUTH AND WEST SIDE
4. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTHEAST, NORTH AND EAST SIDE
5. DETAIL OF NORTH SIDE, DORMER WINDOW AND ROOF VENTILATOR
6. DETAIL OF CANOPY CEILING AND METAL SCROLLED BRACKETS
7. DETAIL OF ROOF SLATES, DORMER WINDOW AND BRACKET
8. SOUTH (GENTLEMEN'S) WAITING ROOM, NORTH WALL
9. SOUTH (GENTLEMEN'S) WAITING ROOM. SOUTH AND WEST WALLS
10. NORTH (LADIES') WAITING ROOM, NORTH AND EAST WALLS
11. ATTIC, NORTH AND EAST WALLS, SHOWING NORTH CHIMNEY
12. ATTIC, SOUTH WALL SHOWING ROOF TRUSS SYSTEM
13. DETAIL, ATTIC, NORTH CHIMNEY
14. DETAIL, SOUTH (GENTLEMEN'S) WAITING ROOM, CEILING MEDALLION
15. DETAIL, NORTH (LADIE'S) WAITING ROOM, CEILING MEDALLION


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