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  • Subject contains "Railroads"

Description: View of the Gloucester Crossing railroad crossing at Cabot and Colon Streets, looking east toward Rockport. The crossing is on the Gloucester Branch of the Boston and Maine Railroad.

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

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

Date: 1887
Description: First electric car went over Highlands Nov. 19, 1887. Called Highland Circuit, Lynn & Boston Railway Company

Date: 1854-1918
Description: "P.O., library, town hall opened in 1918, all in same year. D. Kingman house. 1854 map. Moved from site." Written on back of photograph.;"Corner of Sanborn and Haven Street. Site of new post office,…[More]

Description: "At fork of Ash and Main Streets. Now site of glass company." From album containing the photograph.

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…

Date: 1911
Description: View of the Gloucester Crossing railroad crossing at Cabot and Rantoul Streets, looking north. The crossing is on the Gloucester Branch of the Boston and Maine Railroad.

Date: 02-01-1898
Description: "Wakefield residents and business people tried to get back to business following a January 31 - February 1st snow storm which dropped 14.3 inches of snow on the town. It had the distinction of being…[More]

Description: "Another view with trolleys! Busy intersection - then and now!"

Date: 11-29-1860
Description: First horse car ran from West Lynn car barns to Green Street. This picture taken in Market Square in front of Western Burial Grounds

Description: Postcard shows a view looking north up Main Street from the intersection of Main and Water Streets. At left is the 1860 Richardson Block.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

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…

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 12-24-1939
Description: Photograph taken on December 24, 1939 shows a locomotive heading south towards Melrose along the shore of Crystal Lake in Greenwood. The Harts Hill forest fire watch tower is visible in the upper…