B&M Harvard Branch

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MArailfan
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Re: B&M Harvard Branch

Post by MArailfan » Fri Jul 08, 2011 4:34 pm

Perhaps this may help. This is a 1852 map from Wikipedia showing the line: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Harva ... ilroad.jpg

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StefanW
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Re: B&M Harvard Branch

Post by StefanW » Thu Mar 09, 2017 9:26 am

I just discovered this 1940 map showing the Harvard Branch overlaid onto Harvard University buildings! Astounding!

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The full article is also excellent:
http://www.cambridgehistory.org/content ... -1849-1855" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
The Blue Line is good for Lynn, and Lynn is good for the Blue Line.

My live MBTA real-time mapping apps:
https://sites.harvard.edu/~wuensch/T/subway-map.html
https://sites.harvard.edu/~wuensch/T/commuter-rail-map.html

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