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Along the Valley Line
The History of the Connecticut Valley Railroad
Max R. Miller

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

Prologue
• Chapter 1
• Events leading up to the Construction of the Railroad
• Chapter 2
• The Business of Building the Railroad
• Chapter 3
• Operation of the Conneticut Valley Railroad
• Chapter 4
• Conneticut Valley Railroad’s Locomotives and Rolling Stock
• Chapter 5
• The Springfield to Old Saybrook Route
• Chapter 6
• The End of the Conneticut Valley Railroad and on to the Hartford & Connectcut Valley Railroad
• Chapter 7
• Train Wrecks and Accidents
• Chapter 8
• The Competition: Boats, Cast Iron Wheels and Rubber Tires
• Chapter 9
• Abandonment of Service and New Charters
• Chapter 10
• Washouts
• Chapter 11• The Valley Railroad’s Chinese Locomotive No. 1647
• Chapter 12
• The Valley Line on the Big Screen
• Epilogue
• Appendix 1
• Along the Conneticut Valley Line: Timeline and Track Stats
• Appendix 2
• Conneticut Valley & Springfield Railroad Schedule, 1876
• Endnotes
• Bibliography
• Acknowledgements

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