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Written by Paul Marston   
Friday, 23 November 2007 01:20
Massachusetta Railroads Map as of 1850

MASSACHUSETTS RAILROAD TRACK CONSTRUCTION FROM 1826 TO 1850
Click on the name of the railroad to see details

RAILROAD

ST

1826-30

1831-35

1836-40

1841-45

1846-50

TOTALS

CENSUS

Andover & Haverhill RR

MA

10.00

10.00

Andover & Wilmington RR

MA

7.00

7.00

Berkshire RR

MA

21.14

21.14

21.14

Boston & Lowell RR

MA

25.76

1.86

27.62

27.62

Boston & Maine Extension RR

MA

17.25

17.25

Boston & Maine RR (MA)

Census data is consolidation of:

Andover & Haverill RR

Andover & Wilmington RR

Boston & Portland RR

Boston & Maine Extension RR

and this railroad

MA

1.92

3.53

5.45

42.88

Boston & Portland RR

MA

3.18

3.18

Boston & Providence RR

Census data includes

Providence & Boston RR

MA

27.57

4.11

5.37

37.05

47.47

Boston & Worcester RR

MA

44.63

23.77

68.40

68.40

Cape Cod Branch RR

MA

28.84

28.84

28.84

Charlestown Branch RR

MA

1.40

6.40

7.80

Connecticut River RR

MA

3.22

49.13

52.35

52.35

Dorchester & Milton Branch RR

MA

3.26

3.26

3.26

Eastern RR (MA)

MA

42.04

16.47

58.51

58.51

Essex Branch RR

MA

21.18

21.18

21.18

Fall River Branch RR

MA

12.00

12.00

12.00

Fall River RR

MA

30.24

30.24

30.24

Fitchburg & Worcester RR

MA

13.99

13.99

13.99

Fitchburg RR

Census data includes

Charlestown Branch RR

MA

41.54

16.44

57.98

65.78

Grand Junction RR & Depot CO

MA

6.18

6.18

6.18

Granite RR

MA

2.79

2.79

Hartford & Springfield RR

MA

5.87

5.87

Lexington & West Cambridge RR

MA

6.63

6.63

6.63

Lowell & Lawrence RR

MA

12.35

12.35

12.35

Lowell & Nashua RR

MA

8.36

8.36

Nashua & Lowell RR (MA)

Census data is consolidation of:

Nashua & Lowell RR (NH)

Lowell & Nashua RR

MA

0.00

14.58

New Bedford & Taunton RR

MA

20.13

0.95

21.08

21.08

New London, Willimantic & Palmer

MA

10.00

10.00

Newburyport RR

MA

8.55

8.55

8.55

Norfolk County RR

MA

25.96

25.96

25.96

Norwich & Worcester RR (MA) MA     21.00     21.00 21.00

Old Colony RR

MA

37.26

7.76

45.02

45.02

Peterborough & Shirley RR (MA)

MA

14.10

14.10

14.10

Pittsfield & North Adams RR

MA

18.65

18.65

18.65

Providence & Worcester RWY

MA

25.41

25.41

25.41

Salem & Lowell RR

MA

16.88

16.88

16.88

South Reading Branch RR

MA

8.15

8.15

8.15

South Shore RR

MA

11.50

11.50

11.50

Stockbridge & Pittsfield RR

MA

21.93

21.93

21.93

Stony Brook RR

MA

13.16

13.16

13.16

Stoughton Branch RR

MA

4.04

4.04

4.04

Taunton Branch RR

MA

11.10

0.58

11.68

11.68

Vermont & Massachusetts RR

Census data includes

Brattleboro & Fitchburg RR

MA

58.50

58.50

69.00

West Stockbridge RR

MA

2.75

2.75

2.75

Western RR (MA)

MA

62.60

55.21

117.81

117.81

Winchendon RR

MA

10.81

10.81

Worcester & Nashua RR

Census data includes

Nashua & Groton RR

MA

39.12

39.12

45.67

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TOTAL FOR TIME PERIOD

2.79

72.20

215.32

212.40

528.81

1,031.52

1,035.74

The Census data shown is for the year 1850 as reported in the 1860 Census.

See www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/1860e-06.pdf (pages 214-229).

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