Connecticut Railway and Lighting Company Car Barn

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Connecticut Railway and Lighting Company Car Barn
Pequonock River Bridge, Bridgeport (Fairfield County, Connecticut).jpg
Car barn (demolished) was the large building on the distant shore between the rail bridge (replaced) and the Congress Street road bridge (dismantled)
Connecticut Railway and Lighting Company Car Barn is located in Connecticut
Connecticut Railway and Lighting Company Car Barn
Location 55 Congress Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°10′56″N 73°11′17″W / 41.18222°N 73.18806°W / 41.18222; -73.18806Coordinates: 41°10′56″N 73°11′17″W / 41.18222°N 73.18806°W / 41.18222; -73.18806
Area 5.7 acres (2.3 ha)
Built 1910
Architect Connecticut Railway & Lighting Co.
Demolished 2008
Governing body Local
MPS Downtown Bridgeport MRA
NRHP Reference # 87001405[1]
Added to NRHP December 3, 1987

The Connecticut Railway and Lighting Company Car Barn was located in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The building was built in 1910 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 3, 1987. The building served as the principal repair and storage facility for the Connecticut Railway and Lighting Company which provided Bridgeport's streetcar service in the early 20th century.[2] The building became the Bridgeport Public Works Department garage[2] but was demolished to make way for the construction of the Connecticut Superior Court Juvenile facility.[3]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ a b "Historic Resources Inventory: Building and Structures" (PDF). National Park Service. 1987-07-20. Retrieved 2010-07-29.  and 3 accompanying photographs.
  3. ^ "Bridgeport Juvenile Court Directions". Retrieved 2012-05-13.