CSX Connecticut

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CSX Connecticut

Post by shepaug » Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:36 pm

Anybody know what businesses are served by CSX west of New Haven,Ct. ? I know there is one customer left in Bridgeport,Ct. A lumber place next to some 'stone' company. The Stratford Industrial Track is unused I think. If there were any customers left I would just like to take a picture or two but I can't drive around endless looking for such possibility. I guess from taking Metro North one could look look look but I never ride such. (of recent times)

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Re: CSX Connecticut

Post by Ridgefielder » Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:54 am

West Haven: some sort of distribution warehouse (not sure of the company) and City Carting & Recycling.
Bridgeport: Northeast Building Supply
Darien: Ring's End Lumber
Mamaroneck, NY: Marval Industries

It's a shockingly short list when you consider how much freight business the New Haven had in this area even in the 1960's.
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Re: CSX Connecticut

Post by Backshophoss » Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:27 pm

There was a lumber yard at New Canaan,with a couple of industry sidings on the Branch near Springdale ages ago.
The local out of Oak Point doesn't venture east past Stamford.
The Land of Enchantment is not Flyover country!

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Re: CSX Connecticut

Post by shepaug » Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:49 pm

I went to CSX part of forum just to read and was not aware CSX was selling everything? around here. Ever see an actual list ?

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Re: CSX Connecticut

Post by rb » Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:13 pm

Is Star Distribution still going?

What about the warehouse just east of West Haven station? The spur had been reconnected and put back in service after the station was built.

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