Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Train and Trolley Tour

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,
Ferroequinologist, WebStationmaster

ALL ABOARD … 9:00 a.m. Prompt Departure!

Ride in style in a DATTCO Coach with air conditioning and comfortable
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
· Southington Road station
· Cheshire Junction
· West Cheshire station
· Prospect station
· East Summit station
· East Farms station
· Dublin Street station
· Waterbury station

  Arrive to the Society (rain or shine):  8:45 a.m.        Tour should
return to the Society at approx. 3 p.m.

Cost:  $40 for tour that includes lunch, $30 if you care to bring your
own lunch

These 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 paved surface.

Phone DIANE CALABRO at (203) 250-9350 -or- email to to reserve your spot.  This tour is
filling up quickly so please respond as soon as you can.  We expect to
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 this tour!

Thank you,
Diane Calabro, President

The Cheshire Historical Society
43 Church Drive - P.O. Box 281
Cheshire, CT 06410
"We Keep Cheshire's History Alive!"
Tel:  (203) 272-2574

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