The last train crossed the bridge back in 1991. Since then, the bridge became a local attraction and an interesting sight on RT 322. The gallery also shows some of the predator trees on East Branch Brandywine Trail(RT 322).
The Farmington Canal was built in the 1800s to facilitate trade between the towns of Connecticut, it was what some say a reaction to Errie’s canal in NY state. It was originally meant for boats to move merchandise but later railroads proved cheaper and faster and the canal was ditched and a rail road covered… Continue reading From Rail to Trail, Farmington Canal