Jul 15, 2012

West Springfield Power Plant

This small power plant is in West Springfield on the bank of the Connecticut River, at the end of a short industrial spur branching off the B&A's huge West Springfield Yard.



(still work in progress)

Jul 6, 2012

Shade Grown Tobacco

Shade grown tobacco used to be a big business in the Connecticut valley. Travel back in time on the Virtual New Haven railroad and you will find many tobacco barns and shaded fields along the tracks, where the leaves for wrapping many fine cigars came from.