Saturday, February 23, 2013

More Travel in the Far Northeast

This time on a bigger railroad. One ad that captures all the vacation adventure of New England, in this 1905 advertisement for the Boston and Maine.

Originally published in PEARSON'S MAGAZINE in 1905. Click for larger version. Just imagine yourself among those mountains: hunting, fishing, boating with your sweetheart on the quiet lakes.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Bridgton and Harrison Railroad Timetable, 1940

From far-off Maine comes this 1940 turntable covering the sixteen miles of two-foot gauge track, said here to be the last of its kind. I don't know where I got these, but it was probably from some fine eBay seller's listing, back in 2002. As always, click for better viewing.