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CONNECTICUT

Connecticut Firemen's Historical Society
230 Pine Street
Manchester, CT 06040
(860) 649-9436
Features: The museum is located in a 1901 firehouse and exhibits a wide variety of firefighting equipment and memorabilia ranging from leather fire buckets used by the first settlers, to early motorized fire apparatus. Also on display, a horse-drawn hose wagon and a steam-operated pumper.

Gasoline Alley Automotive Museum
58 Buckley Highway
Stafford Springs, CT 06076
(860) 684-2678
Features: (No website.) All sorts of automobilia is on display -- gas pumps, oil cans, signage, etc. -- plus such cars as a 1946 Fordf Sportsman, one of only about 700 manufactured.


Golden Age of Trucking Museum
1101 Southford Road
Middlebury, CT
(203) 577-2181
Features: In addition to continually changing exhibits on trucking, the museum has a display of Crosley cars and collectibles, a 35-minute movie about moving the Edaville Railroad from Carver, MA, to Portland, ME, art displays, stock cars from the now-closed Danbury Race Arena, antique trucks ranging from the early 1900s to 1974, plus a trio of cars made in Connecticut -- a Locomobile, a Trumbull and a Barker.

Photomobile Model Museum
1728 Highway 198
Woodstock, CT
(203) 974-3910
Features: Dedicated to solar electric small-scale car, boat, plane, train and maglev vehicles. Highlight: New England solar car.

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