By Frank Cheney
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Boston's rapid-transit Blue Line covers a distance of five. ninety four miles, a twenty-three-minute travel that starts off at Bowdoin station in downtown Boston, travels below the harbor, passes Revere seashore, and forestalls at Wonderland. trendy commuters could be stunned to profit that the road they're using used to be operated by way of trolley vehicles and narrow-gauge steam-powered commuter trains, for it used to be no longer till 1904 that the East Boston Tunnel lower than the harbor was once accomplished.
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Boston's Blue Line (Images of Rail) by Frank Cheney