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Proposed lease of the Fitchburg railroad company

by Boston and Maine Corporation

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Published in n.p .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fitchburg Railroad

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    Statementby the Boston and Maine Railroad
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26214763M
    OCLC/WorldCa41200051

    Boston & Maine purchases the Fitchburg Railroad - The B&M leased the Fitchburg Railroad on July 1, This was primarily the main line from Boston west via the Hoosac Tunnel to the Albany, New York, area, with various branches. On December 1, , the B&M purchased the Fitchburg Railroad. The Capital District by the Early s. These taxes were paid to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue by the Boston & Maine Railroad pursuant to the term of the lease. The Fitchburg Railroad Company was consolidated with the Boston & Maine Railroad in 'In the Commissioner of Internal Revenue assessed an additional income tax against the Fitchburg Railroad Company of $3,

    Map of Fitchburg, - Aerial map that allows viewers to zoom in on points of interest; Rufus Torey's History of Fitchburg - Excerpts from Mr. Torey's book, which was published in ; Story of Shadrach Minkins - Fact-based narrative of a real runaway slave who made a stop on Fitchburg's underground railroad.   B&M had control of the P&R but did not have a lease of it, so losing it was a possibility. And so, through the work of its syndicate (a term that, to my ears at least, sounds very organized crime-ish) the B&M gained control of the WN&R to block the B&A. The B&A was content with this lease.

    —There is a movement on foot to have a new passenger depot on the Fitchburg railroad at Lansingburgh. The present station was built forty-three years ago by the taxpayers of the village of Lansingburgh, and the railroad company has had the free use of it ever since. “Lansingburgh.” Troy Daily Times. July 2, 4 col 2. The lease of this railroad by the Boston & Maine will give it the opportunity to divert from our line through passenger and freight traffic and such local traffic as comes from common points on the two roads, and w'hen it is understood that the rental of the Fitchburg is a .


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Publication date TopicsPages: Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Lease of the Vermont & Massachusetts Railroad Company, to the Fitchburg Railroad Company, for nine hundred and ninety-nine years, from January 1st, Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

BOSTON, Mass., June 25 -- Consideration of the proposed lease of the Fitchburg Railroad to the Boston and Maine Railroad began in the lower branch of the Legislature to-day. BOSTON, Feb. -- Judge Knowlton, in the Supreme Court, to-day denied the motion of the plaintiff in the case of the Central Massachusetts Railroad Company against the Boston and Maine Railroad.

The Fitchburg Railroad was incorporated in to build a rail line across northern Massachusetts from Boston to Fitchburg, but eventually extended its operations through the Hoosac Tunnel, and into Vermont and New York. Inthe Fitchburg Railroad. The Fitchburg Railroad Company operates a line from Boston to Troy, r the Committee on Railroads to-day on the proposed lease of the Fitchburg Railroad to the Boston and Maine was the attempt of B.

Elder, r»| resent lawyer, to see the books,>f the society, will. Draft letter from explaining year lease of Vermont and Mass RR to Fitchburg Railroad. The Fitchburg Railroadis a former railroadcompany, which built a railroad line across northern Massachusetts, United States, leading to and through the Hoosac Tunnel.

The Fitchburg was leased to the Boston and Maine Railroadin Try the new Google Books. first Fitchburg Fitchburg Railroad Company foregoing certificate foregoing return Freight funded debt Give reference grade grade crossings Greenfield Hartford Haven Howard Elliott Income Interstate Commerce Commission issued and outstanding July June 30 knowledge and belief Laws of Conn lease Length of railway.

Draft letter from explaining year lease of Vermont and Mass RR to Fitchburg Railroad. The Fitchburg Railroad is a former railroad company, which built a railroad line across northern Massachusetts, United States, leading to and through the Hoosac Tunnel.

The Fitchburg was leased to the Boston and Maine Railroad in Railroads had a major influence on the development of America. From their beginnings in the s and s to their importance in the Civil War and populating the “West”, railroads provided nearly all the medium to long distance land transport of passengers and cargo in the late s.

In rural towns like Fitchburg trains provided. ALLAN BROOKS ANDREW appearing Attest authority Bay State Street Berkshire Boston and Maine Boston Elevated Railway Boston Street Railway cars cash fare cents charges cities and towns city or town Commission be hereby commonwealth company’s Connecticut River Railroad Consolidated Street Railway dated dollars effect estimate filed Fitchburg.

In case of the lease of the Fitchburg Railroad under the terms of this act, the said board of trustees is authorized and directed to purchase terminal facilities in Boston, westerly of the freight station of the Boston and Maine Railroad and to arrange with the Eastern Railroad Company for an interchange of stations in Boston in such manner as.

Plan showing the proposed entrance into Boston of the Fitchburg Rail Road. Street map of part of Boston showing the railroad yards and the passenger depot. Chartered on March 3, Contributor: Bouvé, Elisha W.

- Fitchburg Railroad Date:. Get this from a library. Statement of Mr. Lucius Tuttle, president of the Boston and Maine Railroad before the Railroad Committee of the Massachusetts Legislature: in favor of an act to authorize a lease of the Fitchburg Railroad Company to the Boston and Maine Railroad: April 23 and 24 and [Lucius Tuttle; Massachusetts.

The Fitchburg Railroad, chartered inwas opened to Fitchburg, March 5th,taking the Charlestown branch as its Boston terminus. The Old Colony, chartered inwas opened to Plymouth, November 10th, "Jthe Fitchburg Railroad Company leased all its railroad and property of every description to the Boston & Maine Railroad for the term of ninety-nine years.

In the lease, the lessee covenanted to pay specified rentals, to maintain and replace the leased properties in manner indicated, to pay all operating expenses, and to pay".

Brook in Weston, on the Fitchburg line, a distance of miles. Massachusetts legislature grants petition creating the Massachusetts Central Railroad, with the right to unite with the Wayland & Sudbury Branch to construct a railroad from Stony Brook to Northampton, about 98 miles.

The fledgling railroad sells stock to raise funds. Re: Fitchburg and Worcester Railroad Post by F-line to Dudley via Park» Wed pm ewh wrote: The rails have been removed from just south of the Leominster station into Fitchburg, but the right of way is supposedly being railbanked.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Boston and Maine Railroad. Books from the extended shelves: Boston and Maine Railroad: Agreement for the consolidation of Fitchburg railroad company, Boston & Lowell railroad corporation, Connecticut River railroad company, the Concord & Montreal railroad, Lowell & Andover railroad company, Manchester & Lawrence railroad, and Kennebunk &.

'Jthe Fitchburg Railroad Company leased all its railroad and property of every description to the Boston & Maine Railroad for the term of ninety-nine years. The Old Colony Railroad (O.C.R.R.) was a major railroad system, mainly covering southeastern Massachusetts and parts of Rhode operated from to Old Colony trains ran from Boston to points such as Plymouth, Fall River, New Bedford, Newport, Providence, Fitchburg, Lowell and Cape many years the Old Colony Railroad Company also operated steamboat and ferry .Books have been written about this so I'll not attempt to describe it here.

A bankrupt Boston, Hartford and Erie went into receivership in Itit emerged as the New York and New England Railroad, a company its bond holders had established in Certificate(s) Bond. $ 7%. Issued in These taxes were paid to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue by the Boston Maine Railroad pursuant to the term of the lease.

The Fitchburg Railroad Company was consolidated with the Boston Maine Railroad in "In the Commissioner of Internal Revenue assessed an additional income tax against the Fitchburg Railroad Company of $3,