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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.

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

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

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.

Train crossing the Assabet River on bridge off Main Street. The second photo shows the bridge at a later date with a bridge below the train crossing. The bridge was built in 1849 and dismantled in 1982.

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

A review of various forms of transportation and how they conveyed residents of Maynard, including walking, horseback, stage-coaches, steam trains, electric trolleys, busses and, finally, the automobile.

While showing a VCR tape of a slide show presented at the Maynard Historical Society in April of 1989 one of the participants was reminded of a train accident from a picture of a train approaching the Summer St. crossing. In the 1920's a man…

A blue "Maynard" sign that is from the Boston & Maine railroad station which stood on the corner of today's Main Street and Railroad Street: 151 Main Street. From photos of the station this was one of, perhaps 3, signs that were on the side of…

The Old Colony System did not directly serve Maynard. The closest Old Colony station would have been at Concord Junction or N. Sudbury.
Shown is the cover, a map of the system and a sample page of stations and fares.

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

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

Boston and Maine Railroad - South Acton to Boston Tickets