East Branch & Lincoln Railroad – Artifact

Pemigewasset Wilderness - Artifacts (horseshoe) in wetlands area near Camp 9 which was a logging camp along the East Branch & Lincoln Logging Railroad in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA. The East Branch & Lincoln Railroad was a logging railroad that operated from 1893-1948. This area was logged during the early stages of the railroad era suggesting this artifact has been in the water for many years.
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad – Artifact 
 

East Branch & Lincoln Railroad – Always look in the water, because you never know what you will find! The above photo is of an old horseshoe (artifact) in a wetlands area of the Pemigewasset Wilderness near Camp 9. Camp 9 was a rail-side logging camp located along the East Branch & Lincoln Railroad (EB&L) in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA.

The East Branch & Lincoln Railroad was a logging railroad that operated from 1893-1948. This area was logged during the early stages of the railroad era suggesting this artifact has been in the water for many years.

If you look closely you will see other camp related items in the water, but what is more interesting is the small pile of rocks. This pile of rocks could s possibly be part of a foundation, and maybe the location of a horse barn. This is a good find for locating the camp location. You can see more imagery of the East Branch & Lincoln Railroad here.

Happy image making..


 

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Erin Paul is a professional photographer who specializes in environmental conservation and historic preservation photography in the New Hampshire White Mountains. His work is published worldwide, and credits include; Backpacker Magazine, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, the Appalachian Mountain Club, and The Wilderness Society.

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