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Dry Trestle, Wilderness Trail

Hillside Trestle - East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, New Hampshire
Dry Trestle, Wilderness Trail - Located along the Wilderness Trail in the Pemigewasset Wilderness is an interesting artifact of the East Branch & Lincoln Railroad (1893-1948). Like most of the trails in this federally designated wilderness, the Wilderness Trail utilizes the old railroad bed right-of-way of the railroad. This dry trestle (or hillside trestle), between North Fork Junction and logging Camp 18 crossed a steep hillside along the railroad. The trestle footings are covered in moss and blend in well ...