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  • Subject contains "Railroads"

Date: 1912
Description: Postcard shows a view of a park in front of Wakefield's Upper Train Station looking south down Tuttle Street. St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church can be seen on the right. North Avenue is just visible…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1938
Description: Photograph taken on February 21, 1938 at 10 a.m. shows a railroad lococomotive at Wakefield's Center Depot on Water Street.

Date: [1909]
Description: Card is undated but bears a postmark of 1909

Description: "Published by HP McIntire" on face of postcard

Date: 1920-1924
Description: "Mechanics Savings and Cooperative mid to late 1920s photo." -- from the album containing the photograph

Date: 1945
Description: "The last steam engine through Reading, April 22 1956.";"'Constitution' approaching Woburn Street crossing."

Date: 1939
Description: "The number of riders on the Boston & Maine Railroad began to decline during the 1920s, leading to the abandonment of one of the three lines which served the town in 1926. Traveling to Boston by car…[More]

Date: ca. 1895
Description: "The Wakefield & Stoneham Street Railway Company received its charter in May 1892, with the first car running along the tracks from Wakefield Square to Farm Hill in Stoneham on August 14, 1892. The…[More]

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: 1890
Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1989

Date: 1897-1899
Description: "The Wakefield & Stoneham Street Railway Company was established in 1889, and received a charter three years later. The first tracks ran from Wakefield center to Stoneham, connecting Wakefield with…[More]