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|All about the historical New Haven railroad line from Norwalk, Connecticut to Pittsfield, Massachusetts||10/08/2005||1,459|
|The Shepaug, Litchfield & Northern Railroad ran from Hawleyville to Litchfield in Connecticut. It was owned by the New Haven Railroad and went out of business in the 1940's. The path of the railroad can still be seen.||10/04/2005||924|
|The Central New England Railway (CNE) was a railroad across northern Connecticut and west across the Hudson River in New York. |
It eventually became part of the Poughkeepsie Bridge Route (an alliance between railroads for a passenger route from Washington to Boston) and later a line of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad.
|Rooting through old magazines on a rainy Sunday afternoon, I came to an old National Railway Historical Society Bulletin and saw an article by Edgar T. Mead on a train trip from New York City to Choate School which is located in Wallingford, Connecticut which he made in 1937. The trip was made over the former New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad. In 1988, I wrote an article about what we ha...||09/26/2005||977|
|The railroad that operated to Cape Cod was part of the |
New York, New Haven & Hartford. It went all the way to Provincetown. Except for short lines and tourist railroads, there isn't much left except a rich heritage. Ride the route of the railroad all around Cape Cod. Based on a 1955 Employee Timetable.
|A Palmerton fort completed in 1864 as part of the inner line of defence of Milford Haven together with Hibberston Fort on the opposite bank. It is comrised of two batteries, Moncrieff battery on the west side and Open Battery on the north. Abandoned at the start of the 20th century it was used again during the Second World War. Bought in 1957 by BP to be used as an oil terminal it was renovated...||03/22/2006||421|
|Two ships on the Manchester Ship Canal taking cargo off at Elesmere Port. Note the river Mersey next to the Canal with the tide out. This was a benfit for hte Canal, that ships could sail up the canal even when the tide was out.||01/14/2007||338|
|Washington Metro is building a light rail line through Anacostia section of Washington DC. It is based on an out-of-service CSX (ex-B&O) railroad branch thru Anacostia. I tracked the path of this line.|
|Winter Haven Airport in Winter Haven, Florida. It says so, right there on the ground -- you can read it.||08/29/2005||382|
|Mittelland Canal (near Minden), after 8th Air Force attack on 26th Ocotober 1944. Five barges were washed through the 80-feet breach in embankment cut by 851-ton load. Canal and adjected aqueduct were both drained. More barges are seen stranded on canal bottom.||03/09/2009||2,267|
|This marks the end of the Canal in Manchester, Salford and Trafford Park. Follow the Canal all the way to the sea via Warrington and Birkenhead. Spot some ships||01/14/2007||331|
|This is where the ships enter the Manchester Ship Canal. The tide is out at the moment, but as soon as the tide comes in the ships can enter or exit the canal. Once in the canal they can safly move up and down the canal without worring about the level of the tide.||01/14/2007||431|