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Logging Railroads of the White Mountains

Railroad Ties on the Flat Mountain Trail

The 1400+ mile trail network in New Hampshire’s White Mountains is absolutely world class. But it probably wouldn’t exist if it hadn’t been for the logging companies that stripped much of the 800,000 acre White Mountain region of timber in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. The waste wood from those clear-cutting operations …

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