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Lowell in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Steam Railroads In New England

1830-1930

 
 
Steam Railroads In New England Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 25, 2013
1. Steam Railroads In New England Marker
Inscription. Steam Railroads in New England had their beginnings in the Charter granted the Boston & Lowell Railroad Corporation-June 5, 1830-First, train operated June 24, 1835-This centennial tablet placed opposite the site of the first depot by the Boston and Maine Railroad.
 
Erected by Boston and Maine Railroad.
 
Location. 42° 38.75′ N, 71° 18.717′ W. Marker is in Lowell, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Merrimack Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lowell MA 01852, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Debating Slavery (within shouting distance of this marker); Irish Labor (within shouting distance of this marker); Merrimack St. Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Street of Lighting (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Anne's Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Worker (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Homage to Women (about 500 feet away); Life on the Corporation (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lowell.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Steam Railroads In New England Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 25, 2013
2. Steam Railroads In New England Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 270 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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