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Boston and Maine in the 19th Century (Images of Rail Series)
     

Boston and Maine in the 19th Century (Images of Rail Series)

by Bruce D. Heald
 

All the romance of early railroading in northern New England pervades Boston & Maine in the 19th Century. This fascinating journey begins in the 1830s with an 8-mile line that just kept growing. By the end of the century, Boston & Maine was traveling over 2,324 miles of track. This first pictorial history of the Boston & Maine explores the heyday of an

Overview


All the romance of early railroading in northern New England pervades Boston & Maine in the 19th Century. This fascinating journey begins in the 1830s with an 8-mile line that just kept growing. By the end of the century, Boston & Maine was traveling over 2,324 miles of track. This first pictorial history of the Boston & Maine explores the heyday of an enterprising railroad. Using spectacular images, most of which have never before been published, the book takes us along scenic stretches of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738505466
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
03/01/2001
Series:
Images of Rail Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,300,709
Product dimensions:
6.58(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author


Through the generosity of the Boston and Main Rail Road Historical Society, Bruce D. Heald, Ph.D., was able to assemble this tribute to a transportation dynasty. Working with rare photographs and original documents from the society's extensive archives, he has produced a work that is destined to please not only railroad enthusiasts but also residents of northeastern regions crossed by rail.

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