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Mt Willard Section House Vandalism

Crawford Notch State Park - Mt. Willard Section House
Mt Willard Section House Vandalism - In April 2016 the Conway Scenic Railroad, on their Facebook page, posted that the Evan’s family monument at the Mt Willard Section House site had been recently vandalized. I visited the section house site last month and was disappointed to see the vandalism. The monument looks to be permanently damaged. The Mt. Willard Section House site is located along the old Maine Central Railroad in New Hampshire, next to the historic Willey Brook Trestle, ...

Kedron Flume, Crawford Notch State Park

Kedron Flume, Crawford Notch State Park
Kedron Flume, Crawford Notch State Park - Kedron Flume is located on Kedron Brook in Harts Location of New Hampshire. The flume can be reached by parking at the hiking parking lot along Route 302, next to the Willey House, in Crawford Notch State Park. From the parking lot hike the Kedron Flume Trail (starts behind the Willey House) for three quarters of a mile until....[Continue reading] ...

Russell Snow Plow, Bartlett

The Russell snow plow #68 at Bartlett Roundhouse in Bartlett, New Hampshire USA along the Maine Central Railroad. This plow was built in 1923 for the Portland Terminal Railroad Company, a subsidiary of the Maine Central Railroad and operated mostly in Maine. In 1975 the Conway Scenic Railroad purchased it.
Russell Snow Plow #68, Bartlett - Along the old Maine Central Railroad at the Bartlett Roundhouse in Bartlett, New Hampshire rests the Russell snow plow #68. It was built in 1923 for the Portland Terminal Railroad Company, a subsidiary of the Maine Central Railroad and operated mostly in Maine. In 1975 the Conway Scenic Railroad purchased it.....[Continue reading] ...

Willey Brook Trestle, World War 1 Guard Duty

Willey Brook Trestle - Crawford Notch, New Hampshire
Willey Brook Trestle, World War 1 Guard Duty - When the United States entered into World War 1 in April 1917, there was great concern that important sites along transportation routes, such as railroad bridges, would be blown up. Soldiers were responsible for protecting these sites. And one month after the United States entered into the war, Private L. Dudley Leavitt and seven other National Guardsmen of the First Vermont Infantry were assigned six weeks guard duty of the Willey ...

Frankenstein Trestle, Crawford Notch

Frankenstein Trestle - Maine Central Railroad, White Mountains, NH USA
Frankenstein Trestle, Crawford Notch - Frankenstein Trestle is located along the Maine Central Railroad in Crawford Notch of the New Hampshire White Mountains. And the historical marker for the trestle is located along Route 302 near the Dry River Campground. The trestle is named for Godfrey Frankenstein, a German born artist who spent time painting in the Crawford Notch area during the 1800s....[Continue reading] ...

Mt Willard Section House, Crawford Notch

Maine Central Railroad - Mt. Willard Section House, White Mountains New Hampshire
Mt Willard Section House, Crawford Notch - Above is the historic Mt Willard Section House (c. 1900) and the Willey Brook Bridge along the old Maine Central Railroad in Crawford Notch, New Hampshire. Completed in August 1875 by the Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad, the building of this railroad was an amazing accomplishment in the 1800s, but to also build a house on the edge of it makes this an incredible story...[Continue reading] ...

2011 Nature Photography Day

Maine Central Railroad - Pennsylvania Steel Co 1906 Trestle
Man & Nature Coexist - White Mountains, New Hampshire June 15, 2011 - Today is National Nature Photography Day. The North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) has designated June 15 as "Nature Photography Day". It's a day to grab your camera and explore nature. How and what you focus on is up to you. The objective is to photograph nature ...