• RR History and Rail Trails in the Manchester, CT area

  • Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in New England
Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in New England

Moderators: MEC407, NHN503

  by RichCoffey
 
Photos, Maps, Short Videos and Links to Detailed RR History

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Hop River Rail Trail - Part 2
https://rc-pedalpoint.blogspot.com/2021 ... trail.html

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Rockville Spur
https://rc-pedalpoint.blogspot.com/2021 ... -spur.html

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C
Portland Airline Trail
https://rc-pedalpoint.blogspot.com/2021 ... trail.html

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D
Hop River State Park Trail
https://rc-pedalpoint.blogspot.com/2021 ... -trail.html
This was an awesome ride...
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  by shadyjay
 
I rode the Hop River Trail in its entirety last year. The section I liked the best was from Bolton Notch to Vernon, with a lot of history kiosks especially around the Vernon station site. There is no original station, but there is a recreated station and the turntable area is excavated. Lots and lots of old telegraph poles still up in this stretch too. Its a very rural section, with nary a grade crossing from just east of Vernon station to 1/2 mile south of the 'Notch.