Shore Line Trolley Museum, Branford (East Haven), CT

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Re: Shore Line Trolley Museum, Branford (East Haven), CT

Postby tj48 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:42 pm

Once the new barns are in operation are there any plans for the old barns?
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Re: Shore Line Trolley Museum, Branford (East Haven), CT

Postby Mr rt » Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:55 am

Old barns can't be replaced because they are in the flood plain, but they can be maintained ... that's the plan.
Today is "Annual Meeting" about now they are running a car up to new barn on it's own power (first O/H line was installed recently).
Still some track left to be laid (loop, etc.)
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Re: Shore Line Trolley Museum, Branford (East Haven), CT

Postby RailRide » Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:58 pm

It had been suggested that one could possibly get around the floodplain issue by renovating half of an existing barn, then renovating the other half at a later date.

Result: an old barn with new poles holding it up.

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