Windsor Train Station, 1869-1870

The railroad line from Hartford to Springfield through Windsor was opened in 1844. Windsor was now 12 minutes from Hartford and was directly connected to New York City and Boston. The Windsor station building on Central Street was built in 1869-70 on land purchased from Ellsworth Phelps. The tiled mansard roof, dormers, and carved cornices were typical of mid-nineteenth century railroad architecture. The station was extensively renovated in the 1980s. Today, it is occupied by the Windsor Art Center. Copyright 2015 Windsor Historical Society.
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