Queen City Rails: Manchester’s Railroads, 1965-1990



This new book from the Boston & Maine Railroad Historical Society features 132 pages (mainly color photos) packed with over 340 rare images covering Manchester, New Hampshire and its branch lines during the last 25 years of heavy railroad operations in northern New England’s most populous city.Featuring scores of rare photographs from some of New England’s most prolific enthusiasts and premier collections, coverage will include Manchester Yard, switchers, passenger service (including the 1980 MBTA trials), special steam excursions, local and main line freight jobs, the Portsmouth Branch (to Epping), the Manchester and Lawrence Branch (to Derry), the entire Goffstown Branch, West Side Industrial trackage, South Manchester’s freight customers, and much more.

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Book Author

Rick Kfoury


Boston & Maine Railroad Historical Society




132 pages