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Encyclopedia > Troy and Greenfield Railroad

The Troy & Greenfield Railroad, chartered 1848, ran from Greenfield, Massachusetts to the Vermont state line. 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Greenfield is a city located in Franklin County, Massachusetts. ... State nickname: The Green Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Governor Jim Douglas Official languages None Area 24,923 km² (45th)  - Land 23,974 km²  - Water 949 km² (3. ...


It was leased to the Troy & Boston Railroad in 1856. 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


Consolidated into Fitchburg Railroad Company 1887 1887 is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ...


(Fitchburg Railroad acquired by Boston and Maine Corporation by lease 1900) The Boston & Maine (B&M) was the dominant railroad of the northern United States for a century. ... 1900 is a common year starting on Monday. ...

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Fitchburg Railroad branches
Boston-Fitchburg Watertown - Marlboro - Greenville - Milford
Fitchburg-Greenfield Vermont and Massachusetts Railroad: Ashburnham - Cheshire - Peterboro - Boston, Barre and Gardner - Turners Falls
west from Greenfield Troy and Greenfield Railroad: Southern Vermont - Troy and Boston - Bennington
Boston, Hoosac Tunnel and Western Railway: Saratoga Springs/Schuylerville
temporary branches Harvard - Lexington

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Hoosac Tunnel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1594 words)
The tunnel project was originally proposed in 1819 as a canal to connect Boston to Upstate New York via the Deerfield River on the east of the Hoosac Range and the Hoosic River on the west.
In 1862 the Troy and Greenfield Railroad defaulted on its loan from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, which foreclosed on the mortgage and took control of the railroad, including the tunnel project.
The Troy and Boston Railroad and its Southern Vermont Railroad and Troy and Greenfield Railroad opened in 1859 from Troy, New York, on the New York Central Railroad and Hudson River Railroad, east to North Adams at the west portal of the tunnel.
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