Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Bridgeport 7

Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Bridgeport Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

An older, and a bit more attractive Bridgeport station Throughout my tour of the New Haven Line I have discovered quite a few beautiful train stations. Unfortunately, I would not include today’s featured station, Bridgeport, among them. The current station is a somewhat imposing concrete structure, amassed with people heading...

Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Naugatuck 4

Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Naugatuck Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

As a member of a younger generation in the US, trains for me are merely a method of transportation – a means for me to get to work, or to get into the city. I do know, however, that trains were not always for people, but for moving goods (of...

Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Ansonia 3

Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Ansonia Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

On Saturday my family had a surprise birthday party for my father, and I was the one tasked with getting him out of the house while everybody assembled at my parents’ house. Due to the fact that I don’t drive, this was somewhat easy – I just had to get...

Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line – Waterbury 5

Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line – Waterbury Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

Ah, Waterbury… also known as the Brass City, or most affectionately the “Dirty Water.” Yes, Waterbury and I have a history, we go way back. Many years ago I attended UConn’s Waterbury Branch, and it was there I acquired my first job as a slave to the computer. From there...

Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line – Beacon Falls 1

Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line – Beacon Falls Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

Despite the fact that stations of the Waterbury Branch were the closest to my house growing up, I can’t say that I’ve ever taken the train from any of them. I’m not going to lie – people tell stories about the weird people on the Waterbury Branch. Stories about people...