The Granite Railway

The Granite Railway (HMXDJ)

Location: Quincy, MA 02169 Norfolk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 14.772', W 71° 2.154'

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National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.
The Granite Railway
Designated by the American Society of Civil Engineers 1976
This marker commemorates the 150th anniversary of the ground breaking for the first commercial railroad in the United States
Dedicated by the City of Quincy
April 1, 1976
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceMonument
Marker TypeMemorial
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleCarved Stone
Year PlacedOrigin
Placed ByNot certain, but in 1906 it was adjacent to the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad (Plymouth Division)
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 5:39am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 332039 N 4679118
Decimal Degrees42.24620000, -71.03590000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 14.772', W 71° 2.154'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 14' 46.3200" N, 71° 2' 9.2400" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)508, 617, 781
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15-99 Granite Rail Ct, Quincy MA 02169, US
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