Meriden, Waterbury & Connecticut River Railroad

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Kilgore Trout
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Meriden, Waterbury & Connecticut River Railroad

Post by Kilgore Trout » Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:31 pm

Great article from August 1953 in the Connecticut Electric Railway Association's Transportation about the entire history of the MW&CR, from founding through abandonment:

https://www.tapr.org/~wa1lou/whs/mwcrrr.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Welcome to New York Penn Station. You are in a maze of twisty little passages, all alike.

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Re: Meriden, Waterbury & Connecticut River Railroad

Post by krispy » Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:11 pm

Very cool, thanks for posting!

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Re: Meriden, Waterbury & Connecticut River Railroad

Post by FLRailFan1 » Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:58 pm

Thank you for sharing. Nice article...

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