Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 15, 2016 - event posted as a courtesy to the Cheshire, Connecticut Historical Society
The Cheshire Historical Society is very pleased to announce that we will
host the MW-CR Train and Trolley Tour on Sunday, May 15th, departing
from the Society (43 Church Drive, Cheshire) at 9 AM promptly and
returning at 3 PM. Narrator: Bob Belletzkie, Librarian, Historian,
ALL ABOARD … 9:00 a.m. Prompt
Ride in style in a DATTCO Coach with air conditioning and
seating, as you take a bus trip “back in time” through Cheshire,
Prospect, and Waterbury’s past to the sites of stations and railroad
tracks for the Meriden Waterbury & Connecticut River Railroad as well as
Cheshire Street Railway:
· Cheshire Street station
· Cheshire Junction
· West Cheshire station
· East Summit station
· East Farms station
· Dublin Street
· Waterbury station
Arrive to the Society (rain or shine):
8:45 a.m. Tour should
return to the Society at approx. 3
Cost: $40 for tour that includes lunch, $30 if you care to bring
Checks payable to CHESHIRE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
can be mailed to P.O. Box 281, Cheshire CT 06410
Lunch is planned at
Blackie’s Hot Dog Restaurant where unlimited hot
dogs, soda, and potato
chips are included.
Tour will make several stops including a stop at the
newly paved linear
park off Jarvis Street. Wear walking shoes. Bring
umbrella, if needed.
The Jarvis Street stop involves a five minute walk on
Phone DIANE CALABRO at (203) 250-9350 -or- email to
firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot. This
filling up quickly so please respond as soon as you can. We expect
be fully booked on or before May 1st.
For the attached map: Our
tour will follow the Meriden, Waterbury and
Connecticut River RR [red line
on map] from Cheshire Street station west
to Union Station, Waterbury.
Returning, we will trace the route of the
Cheshire Street Rwy trolley
[orange line] back to Cheshire.
I hope you will consider participating in
Diane Calabro, President
43 Church Drive - P.O. Box 281
"We Keep Cheshire's History Alive!"