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The Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum is a non-profit institution commemorating historical highlights of the railroad industry, especially in their connections with the New Haven Railroad. The Museum is operated by the Connecticut Eastern Chapter of the National Railroad Historical Society.

The Museum is located off Bridge Street in downtown Willimantic, on the original site of the Columbia Junction Freight Yard. See locomotives and rolling stock, as well as vintage railroad buildings and a six-stall roundhouse reconstructed on the original foundation.

Guided tours are offered. Kids of all ages can operate a replica 1850's-style pump car along a section of rail that once was part of the New Haven Railroad's "Air Line".

Location: P.O. Box 665, Willimantic Connecticut 06226 Telephone 860-456-9999

Other History nearby:
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(Madison) Allis-Bushnell House and Museum
(Bristol) American Clock and Watch Museum
(Hartford) Ancient Burying Ground
(Warwick) Apponaug Village
(Newport) Astors' Beechwood Mansion and Museum

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