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1847 Railroad Bridge Windsor Connecticut

1867 Windsor Connecticut Farmington River Railroad Bridge – Travel Photography Journal

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Registry of Historic Places in Connecticut

The banks of the Farmington River in Windsor, the oldest town in Connecticut,  were a magnificent spot for a daytrip to take the kids or grandkids and have a picnic lunch.  Bart’s Luncheonette has been a family-favorite
road food
institution for years, serving up hot dogs, hamburgers, fried clams, old-fashion milkshakes and ice cream sundaes.

The 1867 Brownstone Railroad Bridge that crosses the Farmington River features wide arches and is on the National Register of Historic Places.   We were fortunate enough to be at the right place at the right time, and heard the whistle blow as a modern-day train crossed over this historic landmark and I was able to capture the photo!

1847 Railroad Bridge Windsor Connecticut

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15 comments

  1. Cool! I love trains , esp old ones. they remind me of my grandfather who worked on them his whole life. I would of loved to hear that whistle.

  2. That area is so green… Beautiful!

  3. That seems like a lovely place for a picnic.

  4. What a beautiful setting!

  5. That is so beautiful. I love places like that.

  6. My husband and I are such history and nature people. Love these photos! Makes me want to come visit!

  7. Looks like a wonderful place to visit. What a unique bridge! I plan to have a few good pictures of our visit to historic Pt. Jervis, NY after this weekend. I promise to share.
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  8. Oh I love historic places like this! My ancestors were one of the founding families of Windsor, CT. Someday, I hope to see it.

  9. You had me at fried clams, I am definitely going to make a trip here. Beautiful photos too.

  10. Hi Faythe – that’s interesting about your granddad – I grew up listening to the sound of train whistles all my life as there was a line that passed right through my town. The rails are still there, but the train no longer runs
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