Collinsville, Town of Canton

Collinsville, Town of Canton (HM1QOB)

Location: Canton, CT 06019 Hartford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 49.167', W 72° 54.983'

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Central New England Railroad

Central New England Railroad had several names but started in 1871 and ended in 1927. It ran from Hartford, Connecticut to Millerton, New York. The train came into this High Street Junction (on Dyer Avenue) from Simsbury. The passenger station was on River Road and originally a horse car on tracks brought passengers to and from the Dyer Avenue Station. Eventually, a plan was devised for a WYE and the train BACKED down to River Road to pick up passengers. It then continued west toward New Hartford. The building standing today on Dyer Avenue was the freight station and has been moved a slight distance from its original location.
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Date Added Monday, February 8th, 2016 at 9:02am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 673051 N 4631828
Decimal Degrees41.81945000, -72.91638333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 49.167', W 72° 54.983'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 49' 10.02" N, 72° 54' 58.98" W
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Area Code(s)860
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Farmington River Trail, Canton CT 06019, US
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