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A letter from Daniel S. Sanborn to R. L. Davis concerning some missing plans during the construction of the Sterling branch of the Fitchburg Rail Road.


A note certifying the work of Sewall F. Belknap during the month of February 1849 written by Robert Lewis Davis, Resident Engineer for the Railroad. Work done included moving 6,139 cubic yards of earth; and, moving 28 cubic yards of loose rock on…


A letter issued by John _ to R. Lewis Davis regarding a trip to New York. The letter was inside an envelope with the label Bent & Bush Co. This letter is part of a collection dated 1849 ca.

The Selectman, Micah Smith and A. E. Nelson, are concerned the railroad crossings are unsafe during the construction of the Sterling Branch of the Fitchburg Rail Road.

These two invoices list the horse, buggy and wagon rental to the Fitchburg Rail Road at the time of the Sterling Branch construction.

A letter requesting information to Mr. Davis from Nath J Wyeth concerning the amount of fill for a slope cut.

Newspaper clippings pasted on a cardboard backing.

In May of 1989 the last of the railroad bridge was removed to make way for the new foot bridge over the Assabet River and the new Tobin Park.

A stereograph showing the railroad crossing at Summer Street.

This was the B&M railroad bridge over the Assabet River.

A receipt of goods shipped to H. H. Townsend, Union Depot (Manchester), New Hampshire from the Assabet Manufacturing Co. ( woolen mill) via the Marlboro Division of the Fitchburg Railroad. Amory Maynard at that that time was the Mill Agent.…

The coal company picking up coal that was delivered by the Delaware & Hudson railroad car.

A collection of eight photos (5 shown) of the bridge off Main Street.

Eight folders that contain histories, newspaper clippings, schedules, tickets, boating news, train wrecks and accident information and general information on the state of public transportation in Maynard

Time table for the Boston to Fitchburg line including the Ashburnham, Greenville, Watertown and Milford Branchl.

Pictured is the train about to leave for Boston. Before the arrival of automobiles several trains per day left Maynard for Boston and Marlboro.