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A VISIT TO PROVIDENCE & WORCESTER RAILROAD ON THE MIDDLETOWN LINE. TRAIN CT-1 RUNS FROM CSX CEDAR HILL YARD TO MIDDLETOWN, CT. IN MIDDLETOWN, THERE ARE SPURS WHICH GO IN DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS.
 
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Photos by Michael Foley (C)
Thursday, August 26, 2004.

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The Train stops at Reeds Gap to spot empty hopper cars at Tilcon.
On the return trip, the train will stop again to pick up the loaded cars.

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The train goes across the crossing at Reeds Gap

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Scenic Middlefield

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A Jeep Liberty waits for the train to pass

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Welcome to Middletown! Here, the train is crossing The Connecticut River, to serve customers in Portland.

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Route 66 Bridge seen in the background, viewed from the boat club.

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Here the train is returning from Portland, and is entering Middletown.
The diamond in the foreground is P&W 's north-south line. This is the location of the office, and where the north/south and portland line connect.

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Shoving into Stone Container in Portland.

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A Closer View

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Heading south along Dekoven Drive in Middletown.

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Dekoven Drive at the junction of Washington St, and Route 9, Middletown.

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The train has departed Middletown, and is now south through Middlefield. The train will stop at Tilcon.