Alton Bay Transportation Center Historical

Alton Bay Transportation Center Historical (HM1TOO)

Location: Alton, NH 03810 Belknap County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 28.414', W 71° 14.274'

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Railroad Square

This location became a transportation center on August 30, 1851, upon completion of the Cocheco Railroad from Dover to Alton Bay. The first "Mount Washington" steamboat was built here in 1872. For forty years a railroad terminus, here northbound travelers switched to a Shore Railroad opened its line from Alton Bay to Lakeport, only to shut down in 1935. On June 17, 1990, this spot regained its historic name, "Railroad Square," to mark the centennial of the Lake Shore Railroad at that time seven of the line's ten original stations still stood.
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HM NumberHM1TOO
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Year Placed1991
Placed ByThe State of New Hampshire
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, August 12th, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 318997 N 4815838
Decimal Degrees43.47356667, -71.23790000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 28.414', W 71° 14.274'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 28' 24.84" N, 71° 14' 16.44" W
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Area Code(s)603
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 164 NH-11, Alton NH 03810, US
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