Posts Tagged: passenger railroad



Preserve History, Don’t Remove Artifacts

Charles B. Keyser Homesite - Benton, New Hampshire USA
Don't Remove Historic Artifacts - Here in the New Hampshire White Mountains, outdoor recreation is growing at an alarming rate. And there has been a huge surge of people exploring the many historical sites that are in the region. For historic preservation to be successful, it is imperative that we create awareness for the laws that protect these historical sites....[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] ...

Boston & Maine, Mt Washington Branch

Boston and Maine Railroad Trestle - Fabyans, New Hampshire
Boston & Maine Railroad, Mt Washington Branch - Built by the Boston, Concord & Montreal Railroad, the thirteen and a half mile long Mt Washington Branch was completed in 1874. This branch began at Wing Road in Bethlehem, New Hampshire and ended just east of Fabayns in Bretton Woods. The railroad would be leased to the Boston & Maine Railroad in 1895...[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] ...

Baldwin Steam Locomotive, Gorham

Baldwin Steam Locomotive, Gorham
Baldwin Steam Locomotive, New Hampshire - This 1911 Baldwin 0-6-0 steam locomotive is on display at the Grand Trunk Railroad Museum in Gorham, New Hampshire USA. These old locomotives look so cool, and I really enjoy photographing them. If time permitted, I would spend hours shooting all the different angles....[Continue reading] ...

Mount Washington Cog, Biodiesel Locomotive

Mount Washington Cog, New Hampshire
Mount Washington Cog Railway - A few weeks back I made a trip to the summit of Mount Washington in the New Hampshire White Mountains to photograph the Biodiesel locomotive that is now in operation on the Cog Railway. This is the Cog Railway's first Biodiesel locomotive, and it is a big step in the “Go Green” efforts...[Continue reading] ...