Download PDF by Frank Cheney: Boston's Red Line: Bridging the Charles from Alewife to

By Frank Cheney

whilst the Boston increased Railway corporation broke floor for the Cambridge Subway in may well 1909, its purpose was once to supply the towns of Boston and Cambridge with the best and most productive rapid-transit method of the time. different towns, resembling ny and Philadelphia, paid shut recognition, adopting a few of the Cambridge Subway's innovative layout beneficial properties. The subway grew to become referred to as the pink Line and finally prolonged from Cambridge around the Charles River via Boston, serving Dorchester, Braintree, and Mattapan.

Boston's crimson Line: Bridging the Charles from Alewife to Braintree information one in every of Boston's oldest and busiest subway traces. This nostalgic number of classic images records the line's development and its engineers and leaders, similar to Maj. Gen. William A. Bancroft, mayor of Cambridge and president of the Boston increased Railway corporation. In those pages, watch as crews holiday floor in Harvard and Andrew Squares and notice the 1929 trolleys that changed Mattapan's commuter educate provider. via intriguing, historical pictures, Boston's purple Line: Bridging the Charles from Alewife to Braintree tells the interesting tale of ways the red City's subway grew to become the trendy purple Line, taking passengers underneath the streets of Boston to landmarks corresponding to Harvard sq., Massachusetts normal health center, historical Park highway, and the Longfellow Bridge.

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