East Berlin, September 2008 − Travels − Captain Tom

East Berlin, September 2008

My last weekend in the US and time to visit a town which probably has it's roots where I come from. Berlin and more specifically East Berlin

The one I have found on the map is located in Connecticut close to Hartford, about 150 miles away from my place in Montvale, New Jersey.

A nice little tour through the country side.

First I can see is the sign marking the town line of Berlin
Some other signs follow
Then I come into a little backwater which has a community center
a police station
Even some police cars
a railway station
and some "culture"
More interesting is the second stop East Berlin
I just come in time for the Sunday roll out of the fire trucks at the local fire house.
It happens to be the day of retirement for the old fire truck
Which gets replaced by the new one
The fire house crew takes a farewell picture
And gives me a tour through the fire house afterwards.
Also in East Berlin a Library
A church
and a post office