Junction railroad station, circa 1907

  • Junction railroad station, circa 1907
  • "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 near the intersection of Main Street and Railroad Avenue (North Avenue) and serviced riders on the Boston and Maine Portland Division. The tracks to the left led to the Upper Station where riders could travel all the way to Portland, Maine, while the ones to the right led to the Centre Station on Water Street where travelers could travel to Peabody and Salem via the South Reading Branch, or Danvers via the Newburyport Branch. According to published reports, the station was remodeled into a house that was located 'on the east side of Main Street on the town (north) side of Franklin Street.' The larger of the two buildings was the old locomotive house of the Boston and Maine and South Reading branch. It was later torn down." - Text from calendar by Jayne M. D'Donofrio.
  • Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 2008
  • ca. 1907
  • [Wakefield, Mass.] : Wakefield Municipal Gas & Light Department


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