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Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum
Address: 55 Bridge Street, Willimantic, CONNECTICUT, 06226 USA. Tel.: 860-456-9999 Toll Free:
The Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum is located off Bridge Street in downtown Willimantic, Connecticut, on the original site of the Columbia Junction Freight Yard. Our collection includes locomotives and rolling stock, as well as vintage railroad buildings and a six-stall roundhouse reconstructed on the original foundation. Visitors can receive a guided tour of the museum and kids of all ages can operate a replica 1850's-style pump car along a section of rail that once was part of the New Haven Railroad's "Air Line". On certain occasions visitors can try their hand at spiking down a section of rail.
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Connecticut Trolley Museum
Address: 58 North Road, P.O. Box 360, East Windsor, CONNECTICUT, 06088 USA. Tel.: (860) 627-6540 Toll Free:
The Connecticut Electric Railway Association, Inc. is the owner and operator of The Connecticut Trolley Museum. Founded in October 1940, it is the nation's oldest incorporated organization dedicated to the preservation of the trolley era. As a non-profit institution, its educational and historical aim is the establishment of a full scale operating street and interurban railroad system with the appropriate accessory equipment and buildings, to recreate an important phase of New England's business and social life from 1890 to 1945. Visit the Connecticut Trolley Museum, for an experience unlike any other!
Hits: 3392 Ratings: 4.00 Votes: 12 Rate/Vote It Added: 26-Nov-2002

Danbury Railway Museum
Address: P.O. Box 90, 120 White St., Danbury, CONNECTICUT, 06810 USA. Tel.: (203) 778-8337 Toll Free:
The Danbury Railway Museum is a non-profit organization staffed solely by volunteers. The Museum, located in the historic station and rail yard in downtown Danbury, Connecticut, offers railroad history, rail excursion trips, a collection of original and restored rolling stock, and opportunities for hands-on railroad work at "12 inches to the foot" scale. The goal of the Danbury Railway Museum, Inc., is to create and manage a railway museum which educates the public about the vital role railroads and railroaders have played in North America from their inception in the early 19th century to their evolving function today.
Hits: 3366 Ratings: 3.18 Votes: 11 Rate/Vote It Added: 26-Nov-2002

Peters Rail Road Museum
Address: 49 Parkview Rd, Wallingford, CONNECTICUT, 06492 USA. Tel.: 203-269-1788 Toll Free:
The Peters Rail Road Museum, located in Wallingford , Connecticut, is a non-profit Museum dedicated to the History and collection of Rail Road Memoriabila. In addition, located at the museum is an operating HO gauge model Ralroad.Modeled after the Colorado Town of Oak Creek it has a great amount of Detail and Animation in its rolling and buildings.
Hits: 2634 Ratings: 2.40 Votes: 5 Rate/Vote It Added: 27-Nov-2002

Railroad Museum of New England
Address: PO Box 400, Thomaston, CONNECTICUT, 06787 USA. Tel.: 860.283-7245 Toll Free:
The Railroad Museum of New England's mission is to establish an interpretive facility where the story of the region's rich railroad heritage can be effectively told. The RMNE was founded in January 1968. We have an extensive collection of New England rolling stock - locomotives of all types, passenger cars, freight cars, and cabooses. We have New England railroad artifacts dating from the 1840's to the present ... everything from tickets to signal towers to the photo archive of the New Haven Railroad and Thomaston station.
Hits: 3931 Ratings: 2.17 Votes: 6 Rate/Vote It Added: 27-Nov-2002

Shore Line Trolley Museum
Address: 17 River Street, East Haven, CONNECTICUT, 06512 USA. Tel.: (203) 467-6927 Toll Free:
Shore Line Trolley Museum is the oldest operating trolley museum in the United States. The museum was incorporated in 1945 as the Branford Electric Railway Association, a non-profit historical and educational institution. Founded to preserve the unique heritage of an endangered species -- the trolley car -- it now boasts a collection of nearly 100 vintage vehicles as well as artifacts and documents from the trolley era. It continues to operate predominantly through the dedication and support of its over 900 member/volunteers.
Hits: 2252 Ratings: 3.31 Votes: 13 Rate/Vote It Added: 27-Nov-2002

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