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Windsor Locks, Connecticut, USA

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Where is Windsor Locks, Connecticut, USA? 

Windsor Locks, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Located beside the Connecticut River and equidistant from the densely populated cities of Springfield, Massachusetts and Hartford, Connecticut, Windsor Locks is named for a set of canal locks that opened in 1829. Windsor Locks is situated just south of the first large falls in the Connecticut River, the Enfield Falls, which is the northernmost point that seagoing vessels can reach on the Connecticut River before transferring to smaller ships.wikipedia



Windsor Locks, Connecticut, USA

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Windsor Locks, Connecticut, USA

Bradley Field, Windsor Locks, Conn.

Windsor Locks, Connecticut, USA

Memorial Hall

Windsor Locks, Connecticut, USA

Medlicott Company

"One of the most important industries in Windsor Locks is the Medlicott Company, manufacturers of full-fashioned knit underwear. ... Read MORE...

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News  1852 - FEARFUL RAILROAD ACCIDENT - TWO LIVES LOST AND SEVERAL PERSONS INJURED.
Springfield, Saturday, Oct. 30.
We have just learned from a passenger by the express train from...Read MORE...

News  1868 - Kerosene Explosion
Mary Cannon and a daughter of John Eagan, of Windsor Locks, Connecticut, were burned to death on...Read MORE...

1886 - Windsor Locks
BY JABEZ H. HAYDEN, ESQ.

WINDSOR LOCKS formerly constituted that part of the town of Windsor...Read MORE...

1906
Windsor Locks, a post-village in Windsor Locks township (town), Hartford co., Conn., on the W. bank ...Read MORE...

News  1907 - Patrick Cooney Killed by Train.
WINDSOR LOCKS.

Patrick K. Cooney, 34, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Cooney of Spring street, was...Read MORE...

News  1910 - WINDSOR LOCKS. Tobacco Shed and Contents Burn.
A tobacco shed and a small barn close by belonging to the estate of P. J. McMahon on Spring street...Read MORE...

1979 - October 3 - The first killer tornado of record in October in Connecticut destroyed sixteen vintage aircraft at the Bradley Air Museum in Windsor Locks.
The tornado damaged more than one hundred homes causing 200 million dollars damage. Three persons...Read MORE...


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