The White Mountains and the area’s many lakes, rivers, and waterfalls have long been an attraction for thousands of visitors to this most scenic mountain area in all of New England. In Railways and Waterways of the White Mountains, you will explore the wonders of the many historic bodies of water that have drawn visitors and settlers to the North Country for hundreds of years, offering a beautiful landscape and a wealth of natural abundance. Railways and Waterways of the White Mountains represents the history of the early railroads through the many villages and natural landscapes of the Notches. As you leaf through the pages within, you will witness the appeal and charm of the White Mountains in their infinite variety of scenery, inexhaustible in their resources and unlimited in their manifold combinations. During our reminiscent journey, you will travel up the Pemigewasset, Saco, and Ammonoosuc Rivers, and experience the brilliant landscape of the Franconia, Pinkham, and Crawford Notches via the early steam railroads of the late 1800s.
About the Author
Author Bruce D. Heald, Ph.D., has created a rare collection of photographic memories of yesteryear in a tribute to the majesty that the White Mountains National Forest represents as a treasured jewel of New Hampshire. Dr. Heald is the 1993 recipient of the Gold Medal of Honor for literary achievement from the American Biographical Institute. He has written 17 books and numerous articles about the history and heritage of the Lakes Region of New Hampshire.