Boston & Maine Railroad #406 after collision on April 11, 1903

Archive ID1,306
DescriptionBoston & Maine Railroad #406 after collision on April 11, 1903
FormatPhotograph, Black & White
Record TypePhotograph
CollectionThe Joseph A. Smith Collection
Date CreatedApril 11, 1903
Reference #
SourceSmith, Joesph A.
Date AcquiredAugust 07, 2006
Size17.5 x 13.0 cm
In ColorNo
Negative ExistNo
SubjectsALCO Blog
American Locomotive Company
Boston & Maine Railroad
Locomotive, Steam
Manchester Locomotive Works (ALCO)
Manchester, New Hampshire
New Hampshire
Train Wreck


B&M 406 - Built by Manchester in 1887 406 after being in collision on Shaw Ridge, April 11, 1903 2 AM. Had orders to meet a job at Springvale they left their train on Shaws Ridge and came down to Springvale to take water When Engr Reynolda saw the number of the train he was to meet pass her he thought it was a light engine and he pulled ??? and crashed into the head end.


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