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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 music in northern New England, having taken over an amazing forty-seven diversified railroads seeing that its inception. The B&M loomed rather huge within the Granite kingdom, the place it managed ninety six percentage of all tracks and was once the first conveyance during the rugged middle of recent England s so much bold mountain range.From the gravity-defying Mount Washington Cog Railway to logging delivery trains to the recognized Depression-era Snow teach, A heritage of the Boston & Maine Railroad strains the attention-grabbing historical past of latest England's most famed railway.

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