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Marker detail: Teddy Roosevelt's 1912 Campaign Speech at Newburyport Railroad Station image, Touch for more information
April 29, 1912
Marker detail: Teddy Roosevelt's 1912 Campaign Speech at Newburyport Railroad Station
Massachusetts (Essex County), Newburyport — Historic 1893 Newburyport Train Station
A domed Victorian train station was built in 1893 behind where the Winter Street condominiums stand today. At the time, there were 32 trains traveling to Boston every day. The station operated for 75 years and was destroyed by fire on May 2, . . . — Map (db m115590) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Newburyport — The 1873 Train Wreckat Merrimac Street, Newburyport
A misplaced switch forced a freight train onto a dead-end side track on May 23, 1873, and the 34-ton steam locomotive smashed through barriers and fell down the embankment to Merrimac Street below. The engineer and fireman jumped clear before the . . . — Map (db m115587) HM

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