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  • Subject contains "Railroad stations"

Date: ca. 1900 - 1939
Description: "The Wakefield Board of Trade successfully circulated a petition in 1888 that requested that the Boston and Maine Railroad build a new depot on the west side of the tracks to replace the 'decrepit'…[More]

Date: 05-07-1903
Description: "Train travel to and from Boston was a necessary method of transportation in the mid-1800's and early 1900's. In 1840, the Boston and Maine Railroad built a service from Boston to Wilmington which…

Date: 1915
Description: "Located on Salem Street between Walton Street and Wiley Street (now Montrose Avenue), the Montrose Station served patrons of the Salem Branch of the Boston and Maine Railroad, first built as the…

Date: 1929
Description: "At one time, Wakefield had six railroad stations, servicing the three branches of the Boston & Maine Railroad: the Main line, the Salem branch, and the Danvers-Newburyport branch. The Lowell Street…[More]

Date: ca. 1907
Description: "The Wakefield Junction Railroad Station, the smaller of the two buildings, was, at one time, one of six train stations in town that serviced the Boston and Maine Railroad. The station was located…

Description: "Greenwood Station was one of six stations in the Town at the height of railroad usage. Built after the first train came through the Town in the mid 1840s, the Greenwood Station was located near the…[More]

Date: 03-1959 - 05-1959
Description: "Wakefield residents were treated to a rare sight one day in early spring when the Greenwood railroad station was dismantled and moved to Pleasure Island. The project, complete with accompanying…

Date: 1961
Description: "The Centre Depot on Water Street was once a bustling railroad station, servicing passengers on the South Reading Branch Railroad (later the Eastern and Boston and Maine Railroads) and the Newburyport…[More]

Date: ca. 1890-1899
Description: "This group at the upper train station is not yet identifiable, but look resplendent with the American flag across the front of their uniforms. The gathering took place in front of the Eaton grocery…[More]

Description: Copied from Picture
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Description: Copied from Picture
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Description: Copied from Picture
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Date: 1914
Description: Copied from Picture
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Description: Copied from Picture
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-17-2008
Description: Photos show views of the Wakefield Upper Depot train station located at 27-29 Tuttle Street on the east side of the street. The railroad tracks and North Avenue lie to the east of the building. The…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 04-22-2008
Description: Photos show the former railroad station located at 57 Water Street on the south side of the street opposite Vernon Street. Built around 1870 to 1873, the train station is of wood frame construction…[More]

Date: 2011
Description: Photo mashup shows the railroad station on Tuttle Street, adjacent to North Avenue.

Date: 2011
Description: Photo mashup shows the railroad station on Tuttle Street, adjacent to North Avenue.

Creator: Sardella, Mark S. , 1951-
Date: 12-2007 to 02-2008
Description: Photo shows the MBTA railroad depot between North Avenue and Tuttle Street in Wakefield. The building opened in 1890 and was known as the Upper Depot. For many years the brick structure was painted…[More]

Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield's Greenwood Train Station on Main Street. The building was moved in 1959 to the Pleasure Island amusement park and was destroyed by fire in 1971.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards