[Talk-us] trying to figure out the former path of a trolley line in Derry/Londonderry, NH

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Tue Aug 7 16:29:33 BST 2012


On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 11:26 AM, Peter Dobratz <peter at dobratz.us> wrote:
> I'm updating parts of the map in my local area (Derry and Londonderry, NH)
> and it looks like there was definitely a railroad of some kind here before.
>
> There's a dirt path here:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/89361695
> This connects to a road called "Trolley Car Lane":
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/18863837
>
> If you look at the Bing image layer, you can see a line of trees that run
> behind 109 Hillside Avenue in Londonderry and then intersect Wyman Street in
> Derry.  Apart from that I can't see any traces of the railway from the
> aerial photos.
>
> There aren't any plaques on the ground or anything to explain what was once
> here.  Trying some internet searches, I can't seem to find any additional
> information about this former railway.  Does anyone have any ideas about
> where to look to find more information?

Old maps in the local library.



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