Archive for November, 2012

Union Station – Worcester

If you’ve ever driven through Worcester while heading west on Rte 290, you may have noticed the two white towers of the city’s train station just to the right of the highway. Union Station was constructed in 1911 and abandoned in 1975. In 2000, however, the city poured $32 million…

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Campaign Residue

Thanks to Judy Davidson of the East Pawtucketville Neighborhood Group for sending along the above 2012 Presidential campaign relic photograph which she captured during a downtown walk. (By the way, reader photographs are always welcome so please send them along). Then early this morning during a neighborhood walk, I noticed…

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The Butler Bust

Tony Sampas sent along this image, the accompanying story and the following background information: This rendering of General Butler was originally located in Memorial Hall (now the Reference Hall of the Pollard Memorial Library). Its present location is unknown as it may have been destroyed or lost following the disastrous…

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