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Boston & Maine Spur
Date nails were inserted into the cross ties when they were laid on the railroad bed. The nails had two digits on the head that indicated the year. Date nails were in full use by 1910, with there use terminated in 1969 when other methods were used to…
Railroad Track Spike
This spike was found at the former carbarn of the Concord, Maynard and Hudson Street Railroad. It was likely used for the trolley tracks.