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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. Plans include a trip to New York City and a tour of Grand Central Terminal. plus visits 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.

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