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Boiler Explosion

A woodcut of a boiler explosion, reproduced from the Scientific American, is among the features of the Quarterly Newsletter Winter issue.

Registration Open for Nutmeg Rails

Registration is open for Nutmeg Rails, the R&LHS members meeting in Stamford, Connecticut June 1 to June 3, 2017. The Grand Central Terminal tour has been cancelled and will be replaced by a visit to the SoNo tower in Norwalk. Visits are included to Danbury Railway Museum (return to Stamford by Metro-North train) and Shore Line Trolley Museum, Branford. At the Valley Railroad, Essex, Connecticut, we will ride the steam train, tour steam locomotive shops, and have dinner on The Valley Railroad dinner train. R&LHS will award its 2016 book award to Robert E. Gallamore at the banquet.

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