By Murry Hammond
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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 lower than the harbor, passes Revere seashore, and prevents at Wonderland. present day commuters could be shocked to profit that the road they're driving used to be operated via trolley vehicles and narrow-gauge steam-powered commuter trains, for it used to be no longer until eventually 1904 that the East Boston Tunnel below the harbor used to be accomplished.
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East Texas Logging Railroads (Images of Rail) by Murry Hammond