Tag Archives: Hartford

Thursday Doors – Pearl Street

This is one of those doors posts that is hard to start and hard to end. It’s like painting the molding in your house, where the door trim leads to the baseboard and so on and so forth. This started … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – At the Reservoir

About a year ago, I shared doors from the Saville Dam at the Barkhamsted Reservoir. That reservoir was built to help augment the water supply for the city of Hartford, Connecticut and as it grew and began its expansion into … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Lewis Street

Once again, arriving early for a haircut appointment allowed time for a mini-doorscursion. I wanted to walk half way around the block to get a picture of the Mechanics Savings Bank entrance. When they built their new home office, they … Continue reading

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California Dreaming

“What’s with the palm tree photos?” “I was in southern California early this week.” “And you just had to put those out there so us schlubs back here in the cold would know.” “I don’t really put a lot of … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Elm Street Hartford

Elm Street sits along the southern edge of Bushnell Park in Hartford, Connecticut and it boasts several of the city’s listed historic buildings. Today, several of these buildings are occupied by CT government departments – Hartford is the state capital, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – The Gold Building

Thirty-five years ago this week, I rolled into Hartford, Connecticut for a permanent stay. I had been here in June 1981 for an interview, but it wasn’t until August 3rd that I arrived here from Seattle, Washington via the Trans-Canada … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Windsor Freight Depot

Several months ago, I featured the Windsor, Connecticut Train Station for Thursday Doors. About 200 feet southeast of the train station is the Windsor Freight Depot. The depot was built by the Hartford and New Haven Railroad, to handle freight … Continue reading

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