Cranston Station – HO
This Cranston Station kit is based on the New Haven Railroad’s station that once stood in Cranston, Rhode Island (southwest of Providence). According to NYNH&H Railroad Company records, this station was built in 1870, retired on 09/15/38 and removed September 1940. The photos shown here are dated 06/26/1916 and the drawings used are dated 03/30/1911. As indicated by the privy at the rear, there was no water or sewer provided at this station and appartently no electricity as the last records from 09/04/30 still show oil lamps being used. Cranston was once the home of the large Cranston Print Works whose workers no doubt accounted for most of the activity at this station. HO Scale model measures approximately 6½”(L) X 5¼”(W) X 3″(H).