A History of the Boston & Maine Railroad

Article number: 9781596293601
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On June 27, 1835, New Hampshire chartered the Boston & Maine Railroad, and a juggernaut was born. By 1900, the B&M operated some 2,300 miles of track in northern New England, having taken over an astonishing forty-seven different railroads since its inception. The B&M loomed particularly large in the Granite State, where it controlled 96 percent of all tracks and was the primary conveyance through the rugged heart of New England s most formidable mountain range.From the gravity-defying Mount Washington Cog Railway to logging transport trains to the famous Depression-era Snow Train, A History of the Boston & Maine Railroad traces the fascinating history of New England's most renowned railway.


  • Series: Brief History
  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: The History Press (November 19, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1596293608
  • ISBN-13: 978-1596293601
  • Product Dimensions: 6.9 x 0.3 x 9.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces


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