Super Skier Snow Trains Boston and Maine

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Super Skier Snow Trains Boston and Maine
Posted by Miningman on Thursday, December 26, 2019 4:44 PM

100% Mike! 


Super Skier/ Snow Trains/ Boston & Maine 

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Thursday, December 26, 2019 10:07 PM

I think I'd just go for the train ride, I gave up skiing a long time ago.

Crashing into trees gets old after a while.  Ow.   Black Eye

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Posted by gmpullman on Friday, December 27, 2019 2:51 AM

Flintlock76
Crashing into trees gets old after a while.

You need to have Miss Yankee go along as your guide.

 Flying Yankee by Edmund, on Flickr


 Flying-Yankee at Warren, NH by Edmund, on Flickr

 

 

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Posted by rcdrye on Friday, December 27, 2019 9:54 AM

Warren NH, on the long-gone White Mountain Division, was the gateway to Dartmouth College's Ravine Lodge at Mt. Moosilauke.  The Lodge is still there, but the depot is gone.  The White Mountain Division, part of the historic Boston, Concord & Montreal, ran between Concord NH And Woodsville NH via Laconia, Plymouth and Warren, and was the route of the daytime "Allouette" between Boston and Montreal.  The Flying Yankee will hang a right at Woodsville and head for the White Mountain resorts.  Mileposts north of Woodsville were prefixed with "C" as mileage was figured from Concord.  A flood along the Baker River took out enough of the Division in 1954 to lead to abandonment, as the "Allouette" and the milk trains that used it could easily be re-routed via White River Jct. VT.

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Posted by Miningman on Friday, December 27, 2019 1:26 PM

Now that is some darn good information. Can't be that many folks left that actually know that. Hopefully all of these historical facts and accounts stay on the Internet forever. 

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Posted by Miningman on Friday, December 27, 2019 2:28 PM

 

This is all just too good!   Enjoy.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Posted by Flintlock76 on Friday, December 27, 2019 4:24 PM

Fantastic old posters!  Looks like Mike strikes again!

Almost makes me want to go crashing into trees again.  Almost.

In that vein, how's about a ski trip back to 1941?  Sun Valley Idaho, to be exact?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFfzbZKMdmU   

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Posted by Miningman on Friday, December 27, 2019 6:03 PM

Very nice Wayne/Flintlock , now that's panOrama  

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Posted by Miningman on Friday, December 27, 2019 8:49 PM

The pic below looks like mayhem!  .....Mike must be writing a thesis! 

 Pittsfield, Mass.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Posted by gmpullman on Saturday, December 28, 2019 5:19 PM

rcdrye
— and was the route of the daytime "Allouette" between Boston and Montreal. 

And here's the Alouette stalled account flooding in the big storm of '36.

 Barre_0002 by Edmund, on Flickr

My dad's brother-in-law, Stanley Mackenzie, was agent at Warren and other B&M stations.

 B&M_20_3635 by Edmund, on Flickr

A more tranquil scene at Warren:

 Warren, NH 1936 by Edmund, on Flickr

 

Thank you, Ed

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Posted by Deggesty on Saturday, December 28, 2019 7:45 PM
iningman wrote the following post 22 hours ago:

The pic below looks like mayhem!  .....Mike must be writing a thesis! 

 Pittsfield, Mass.
 
 
The coupe reminds me of the Chevrolet my piano teacher/7th grade English and geography teacher/8th grade English teacher had until she bought a new Chevrolet in 1949. She also played the aurditorium piano for chapel and graduation services.

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Posted by Fr.Al on Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:44 PM

In the spirit of Groucho Marx, could the skier that split himself into two file desperate income taxes? Sorry, I couldn't resist. Groucho belongs to the steam era, anyways.

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Posted by Miningman on Sunday, December 29, 2019 11:39 PM

Fabulous pics gm pullman ... a moment in time. Nice you have that connection AND the photos.

 

 

 

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