The Valley Railroad and riverboat cruises continue to this day and look quite enchanting. You can find more informationat http://www.essexsteamtrain.com/. The Copper Beech Inn is still welcoming guests as well at http://www.copperbeechinn.com/home.htm.
Valley Railroad, Essex, Conn.
From May through October, the steam train connects with one and two hour riverboat cruises on the beautiful Connecticut River. For latest schedules, write The Valley Railroad, Essex, Conn.
Copper Beech Inn
Ivoryton, Town of Essex, Connecticut
Country Dining in an Elegant Atmosphere
Air Conditioned - Lodging Rooms
Located on 56 acres of wooded countryside
Valley Railroad Company
Railroad Avenue, Essex, Conn. 06426
The original train of the Valley Railroad which now operates seven days a week mid-June to Labor Day.