Remembering Boston's Charlestown Elevated

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Remembering Boston's Charlestown Elevated
Posted by daveklepper on Thursday, December 28, 2017 2:36 AM

Some photos from the last day of operation, before the line was located to be adjacent to the B&M RoW with a new underground North Station subway station.

A fan trip used the two historic retained cars.

View entering Everette Station:

Below, in Everette Station

Sullivan Square looking east from the bus (formerly streetcar) turn-around on the upper level, with tracks from the Fellesway - Elm Street line still in place some ten years after bustitution.

Inside Sullivan Square Station, under essentially a classic train shed.  But the platfrom for downtown trains was outside the train shed on the south side.

At the Boston-bound platform with the historic train on the bypass siding:

Looking East from Sullivan Square Station:

At Tomkins Square, Main Street, Charlestown:

North Station.  Tracks at left have overhead wire for the line to Lechemere, with its station around a curve to the left against the North Station facade:

View south from the same platfom, closer to the station building:

 

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Posted by NorthWest on Thursday, December 28, 2017 11:31 AM

Thanks! Would have loved to see this.

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