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This is the site of the first commercial railway in the United States. Transporting massive stones from the quarry to the Quincy waterfront and from there to Charlestown was a major challenge. In 1826 railway pioneer Gridley Bryant not only designed and built a three-mile track to move the granite but also secured the funding of $100,000 from Boston investors. The railway was closed in 1940.
Some places south of Quincy are enjoying cherry blossoms while we are enjoying snow blossoms once again!
A late winter snowstorm named "Stella" is due to bear down on the Northeast Tuesday!
[click image to enlarge] After the Greek Revival period, Quincy followed the national trend of building a majority of its churches in the Go...
After today's snowfall, the sky took on a watercolor glow of pink, purple and blue. It was a winter wonderland once again.