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Hand On the Throttle

March 31, 2016

$550 – $850

Operate an 80-ton, coal-burning steam or diesel locomotive through eight miles of the most scenic landscape in Connecticut. At the beginning of each on-site class session (8:00am or 12:00pm), students are instructed on steam locomotive operation and given a safety test. Following the test, each student operates a steam locomotive under the direct and constant supervision of our engine crew for approximately one hour along the Valley Railroad line. Must be 18 and older.

Dates: March 31, April 1-3, 7-10

Times: 8:00 am & 12:00 pm



March 31, 2016
$550 – $850
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Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
1 Railroad Avenue
Essex, 06426 United States
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    Essex Board of Trade, Inc., P.O. Box 322
    Essex, CT 06426 or email Info@EssexCT.com