65 Westminster Street Bellows Falls
Executive Director of the Historical Society of Cheshire County, Alan Rumrill, will speak on the history of the Cheshire Railroad, which operated for over 130 years, serving the region from North Ashburham, MA to Bellows Falls, VT.
*Photo Credit (From Historical Society of Cheshire web site)
B&M No. 6000 operating as “The Cheshire,” train no. 5506, at Bellows Falls, Vt., July 17, 1949
The “Tin Fish” rumbles over the Rutland tracks. The truss bridge beyond the water tower leads to White River Jct. Tracks to the left go to Rutland, Vt. to the right to North Walpole, N.H. Unit 600 is heading south on the Conn. River Main Line approaching the Bellows Falls depot. Donald S. Robinson photo. The Bellows Falls Arch Bridge (highway), completed 1905, is in the distance. Digital image made from photograph in Boston & Maine Railroad Historical Society Archives. Gift of H. Bentley Crouch. Copyright Boston & Maine Railroad Historical Society, Inc.