[Talk-us] trying to figure out the former path of a trolley line in Derry/Londonderry, NH
ian.dees at gmail.com
Tue Aug 7 16:51:16 BST 2012
On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 10:26 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:
> This connects to a road called "Trolley Car Lane":
> 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?
The USGS topos have a line marked "OLD RAILROAD GRADE" in that vicinity:
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