THE TOWN OF WINFIELD

The Town of Winfield along the UC&SV route consists of flatlands and the beginning of the eastbound grade up “Richfield Hill” at East Winfield . Total mileage in the Town is 6.59 miles between mileposts 280.22 and 286.81. Below are just a few of the scenic highlights in the Town.

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An autumn view of the trail looking west towards Plainfield.

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Looking across the big bridge over the Unadilla River at milepost 281.

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Looking east towards East Winfield at Jones Road.

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Just east of “New milepost” 283 is the locale of East Winfield. East Winfield once had a water tower and feed pipe for the water the steam engines required. The grade up “Richfield Hill” is a short distance ahead and the steam engines would work hard and use extra water as they worked their way towards “Chepachet” and Cedarville Station.

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A poured concrete cattle pass on the Richfield Hill grade.

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Looking through the pass along Richfield Hill.