For years there has been talk of getting passenger rail service up and running in New Milford. It remains uncertain whether that will happen. But back in 1902, service was active. In the photograph, passengers board the 9:17 southbound train at the Merwinsville Hotel stop in Gaylordsville in New Milford. The man carrying the box is stationmaster Ed Hand. If you have a “Way Back When” photograph you’d like to share, contact Deborah Rose at drose@newstimes.com.