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Essex is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 6,683 at the 2010 census. It is made up of three villages: Essex Village, Centerbrook, and Ivoryton. Wikipedia

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Valley Railroad - Essex Steam Train in Connecticut

Valley Railroad, also known as the Essex Steam Train, operates steam powered excursions out of their depot located in Essex, ...

April 15, 2017

Connecticut Steam Train & Riverboat Ride - Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Ride the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat for a family adventure you won't forget. Buy tickets: https://goo.gl/UvtEKM Ride the Dinner ...

June 18, 2018

An inside look at the Essex Steam Train

I get paid to do something that I love,” said Paul Lewis, road foreman of engines for Essex Steam Train.

June 23, 2016

things to do in CONNECTICUT " essex " winter time

February 14, 2021

RailBike Extended Tour, Essex Steam Train - Haddam, CT

Enjoy the Essex Steam Train's extended railbike tour! This 2 hour, 9.5 mile round trip is certainly worth exploring. Follow the Valley ...

October 12, 2020

Celebrate the Season With the Essex Steam Train's "Santa Special"

Meghan Yost takes us aboard the Essex Steam Train's "Santa Express" to experience the magic and wonder of the holiday ...

November 22, 2017

Mixed Happenings at The Essex Steam Train and Riverboat

Fall foliage is starting to appear around the state of Connecticut, and along the Connecticut River it definitely shows. Today at the ...

October 8, 2021

Daytrippers: Essex Steam Train and Riverboat

The team says the trains are not always a common sight for little ones who visit.

May 5, 2021

Essex Steam Train in the Fall

4K Video of the Essex Steam Train (Essex, CT) with some aerial photos using a DJI Mavic 2 Pro.

November 20, 2019

Essex CT - Real Estate Community Profile

Considering moving to Essex, CT? Check out this video to take a virtual tour in Essex before you buy. Welcome to our lovely town ...

September 12, 2013

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