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Local railroad the subject of April 22 talk

The Plainville Historical Society will present the program “Time Was ... The Last Generation of Railroaders” Saturday, April 22 at 2 p.m. Al Virelli and Bill Sample will detail the history of the railroad in Plainville and surrounding towns.

Virelli, who worked on the freight line that came through Plainville, will talk about the job and the customers along the route. Sample was the ticketmaster at the Berlin station and will share his vast knowledge of railroads in the area.

The April 22 program will take place at the Plainville Historic Center, 29 Pierce St. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. Register by sending an email to plvhistorical@gmail.com with your name, contact information, and number of people in your party.


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