Rail Bridge, Northfield, Massachusetts

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Rail Bridge, Northfield, Massachusetts

The rail crossing of the Connecticut River (United States) at this location originates from the Vermont and Massachusetts Railroad. The V&MRR was chartered in 1844 and completed an extension between Millers Falls, Massachusetts and Brattleboro, Vermont by 1850. Alvah Crocker, a paper and railroad magnate and U.S. Representative, was the first president of the V&MRR. Initially, the V&MRR was operated by Crocker's Fitchburg Railroad.

This rail bridge is used by Amtrak's Vermonter passenger service.

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