• "DRAWING ROOM AND DAY ROOMETTES"

  • Discussion relating to the NH and its subsidiaries (NYW&B, Union Freight Railroad, Connecticut Company, steamship lines, etc.). up until its 1969 inclusion into the Penn Central merger. This forum is also for the discussion of efforts to preserve former New Haven equipment, artifacts and its history. You may also wish to visit www.nhrhta.org for more information.
Discussion relating to the NH and its subsidiaries (NYW&B, Union Freight Railroad, Connecticut Company, steamship lines, etc.). up until its 1969 inclusion into the Penn Central merger. This forum is also for the discussion of efforts to preserve former New Haven equipment, artifacts and its history. You may also wish to visit www.nhrhta.org for more information.
  by RAY
 
Back in the 50's there were a number of NH trains that, according to the timetables of that era, featured "Drawing Room and Day Roomettes". Did these accommodations include the same plumbing installations in each room identical to those found in overnight sleepers?
  by CarterB
 
Musta been a buncha commuters with very strong bladders!!
  by Rockingham Racer
 
I remember them as rough-riding when I was in them: over the trucks at the end of the car.