There are precious few good references for many of the railroad stations and depots that used to exist.
One of the better resources I have come across to this end is the plethora of old post cards still around depicting many of these structures, some better than others.
A good portion of the pictures on this page are postcards I found on EBay.  Some of them have been cleaned up and/or repaired when I had the energy.
Since many of these stations are no longer around (railfans seem to prefer the term "extant", I'm not one of them! :-), this page is mostly for historical reference.
What's the difference between a station and a depot? 
          Most people will say "nuttin", it's a matter of preference, although many will use depot for older buildings.
If they were available, and interesting, I included the back side of the postcards.
Another good source I have come across, if you wish to purchase some of these pictures/postcards, is: http://www.wmscnet.com/oldpostcards.htm
If you have a picture you would like to contribute, please see the bottom of the page for how to find me, credit is always given to contributing photographers.

BENNINGTON - Burnt Bridge..... ooooops!

   don't know if it is 1865 or 1965 :-), but.....


CORBIN - Covered Bridge/non RR


Thanks to "rrtrax2" Bob for catching that the "u" is upside down on the postcard, easy to do back in the old days when typestetting!



EAST CONCORD - Train Picture

EAST KINGSTON - Train Picture


ELMWOOD JUNCTION - ex Boston & Maine Depot


  This was found at: http://newhampshirerail.tumblr.com/post/109031826645/elmwood-junction-was-the-location-where-the-bms

GREENFIELD - Covered Bridge/non RR


MANCHESTER - Streetcar Terminal and Incline Railway at the base of Uncanoonuc Mountain

MERRIMACK - Covered Bridges/non RR


MILFORD - Covered Bridge/non RR


NEWBURY CUT - Train Picture



PLYMOUTH - Covered Bridge/non RR




WARNER - Covered Bridges/non RR






WEST HOPKINTON - Covered Bridge/non RR

WILTON - ex Boston & Maine Depot

WOODSVILLE - ex Boston & Maine Depot (including the YMCA)


I love trains, and I love signals.  I am not an expert.  My webpages reflect what I find on the topic of the page.  This is something I have fun with while trying to help others. 

Please Note: Since the main focus of my two websites is railroad signals, the railfan guides are oriented towards the signal fan being able to locate them.  For those of you into the modeling aspect of our hobby, my indexa page has a list of almost everything railroad oriented I can think of to provide you with at least a few pictures to help you detail your pike.

If this is a railfan page, every effort has been made to make sure that the information contained on this map and in this railfan guide is correct.  Once in a while, an error may creep in :-)

My philosophy: Pictures and maps are worth a thousand words, especially for railfanning.  Text descriptions only get you so far, especially if you get lost or disoriented.  Take along good maps.... a GPS is OK to get somewhere, but maps are still better if you get lost!  I belong to AAA, which allows you to get local maps for free when you visit the local branches.  ADC puts out a nice series of county maps for the Washington DC area, but their state maps do not have the railroads on them.  If you can find em, I like the National Geographic map book of the U.S..... good, clear, and concise graphics, and they do a really good job of showing you where tourist type attractions are, although they too lack the railroads.  Other notes about specific areas will show up on that page if known.

By the way, floobydust is a term I picked up 30-40 years ago from a National Semiconductor data book, and means miscellaneous and/or other stuff.

Pictures and additional information is always needed if anyone feels inclined to take 'em, send 'em, and share 'em, or if you have something to add or correct.... credit is always given! BE NICE!!! Contact info is here

Beware: If used as a source, ANYTHING from Wikipedia must be treated as being possibly being inaccurate, wrong, or not true.


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