Browse Items (26 total)

  • Subject contains "Railroad stations"

mld20_november.jpg
Date: ca. 1907
Description: "Erected in the mid-1870s, the Greenwood Boston & Maine train station was originally planned for a location closer to Forrest Street. There was a contentious debate in 1873, according to the December…[More]

mld17_july.jpg
Date: 06-22-1962
Description: "'Teenage idol' Ricky Nelson was just 22 years old when he made his first New England appearance at Pleasure Island when it opened its fourth season on Friday, June 22, 1962. According to regional…[More]

mld14_february.jpg
Date: 08-02-1917
Description: "An engine engaged in shifting empty p[passenger cars on the Salem Branch crashed head-on into an outbound Georgetown line freight engine just below the signal tower at the Junction Station on August…[More]

mld12_frontcover.jpg
Date: 1900-1903
Description: "The Wakefield Real Estate and Building Association was listed as the owner of several properties in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The company owned the land between Chestnut and Murray Streets…[More]

mld06_july.jpg
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]

mld91_may.jpg
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…[More]

mld06_april.jpg
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…[More]

mld01_september.jpg
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]

mld08_february.jpg
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…[More]

mld05_august.jpg
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]

mld92_april.jpg
Date: 03-1959 to 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…[More]

mld09_insideback.jpg
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]

mld09_july.jpg
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]

walsh_postcard147.jpg
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

walsh_postcard145.jpg
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

walsh_postcard143.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield's Junction Train Station at Main Street and North Avenue.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard141.jpg
Date: 1913
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield's Center Train Station on Water Street.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard140.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield's Upper Train Station on North Avenue looking south down Tuttle Street. St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church is visible on the right.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard138.jpg
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

walsh_postcard136.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield's Upper Train Station on North Avenue looking north from the intersection with Albion Street.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards