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By Bruce D. Heald

On June 27, 1835, New Hampshire chartered the Boston & Maine Railroad, and a juggernaut was once born. via 1900, the B&M operated a few 2,300 miles of song in northern New England, having taken over an surprising forty-seven diversified railroads on the grounds that its inception. The B&M loomed really huge within the Granite country, the place it managed ninety six percentage of all tracks and used to be the first conveyance throughout the rugged center of recent England s so much bold mountain range.From the gravity-defying Mount Washington Cog Railway to logging delivery trains to the well-known Depression-era Snow teach, A heritage of the Boston & Maine Railroad lines the attention-grabbing historical past of recent England's most famed railway.

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