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Power Outage - August 14-15, 2003

08.14.03 -- Stratford, CT -- Passengers move from Amtrak's Acela Express (L) to a diesel-powered train after Thursday afternoon's massive power blackout left the Acela stranded on the tracks. In a press conference Governor John Rowland said 5000 Connecticut residents were stranded in train cars due to the blackout.Mark Mirko / Hartford Courant