A History of the Boston and Maine Railroad Exploring New Hampshire's Rugged Heart by Rail

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A History of the Boston and Maine Railroad Exploring New Hampshire's Rugged Heart by Rail

Author: Bruce D. Heald
Publisher: The History Press
Copyright: 2007
Pages: 128
Cover Price: $ 21.99

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On June 27, 1835, New Hampshire chartered the Boston & Maine Railroad, and a juggernaut was born. From the gravity-defying Mount Washington Cog Railway to logging transport trains to the famous Depression-era Snow Train, Heald traces the fascinating history of New England's most renowned railway.

Background Information

New Hampshire is a northern New England state that was one of the thirteen colonies that rebelled against British rule and formed the original United States. Railroads became the fastest transportation for people and the most economical for goods during the 19th century.