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Top: B & M Bridge, Mill Street Bridge
Bottom: Ben Smith Dam, Main St. School

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Train crossing the Assabet River on bridge off Main Street. The second photo shows the bridge at a later date with a footbridge below the train crossing. The bridge was built in 1849 and dismantled in 1980.

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First photo shows Main Street looking toward the center of town. The Assabet Mill is on right and the poles show the town is electrified with telephone service.

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The first B & M passenger train from South Acton to Maynard was in July 1850.

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

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

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Schedule for the various branches of the Boston & Maine Railroad.

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Boston and Maine Railroad - South Acton to Boston Tickets

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The Assabet Mills is on the right behind the Mill Pond. The train depot is center back.

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Standing near the Boston & Maine Railroad Station (Railroad Street block is visible in the rear).
Third from left is George Salisbury, Maynard Station Agent.