Hudson, NH Depot

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Hudson, NH Depot

Postby b&m 1566 » Thu Aug 06, 2015 8:31 pm

A heads up for those that might be interested to know; this coming Monday, (August 10th) crews will start the process of relocating the depot currently sitting in Benson Park. The project is schedule to take about 2 months to complete. I have no idea where it will be moved to but I imagine it will remain in the park.

http://www.hudsonnh.gov/node/3765
The train depot relocation project is currently scheduled to begin August 10, 2015 and be completed by October 5, 2015.

Please avoid the park's main entrance and seek other access routes to the park.
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Re: Hudson, NH Depot

Postby Rockingham Racer » Fri Aug 07, 2015 5:25 am

Thanks. OT, but is Benson Park the former Benson Wild Animal Farm on Rt. 111?
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Re: Hudson, NH Depot

Postby b&m 1566 » Fri Aug 07, 2015 7:00 pm

Yes it is.
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Re: Hudson, NH Depot

Postby Cosmo » Fri Aug 07, 2015 9:20 pm

Wow,... I didn't know it was no longer Benson's Wild Animal Farm. I remember years ago I got to ride the park train there. Then a few years later the rails were ripped out and shoved aside. Was the station actually part of the Animal Farm attraction, or was it moved there later?
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Re: Hudson, NH Depot

Postby ferroequinarchaeologist » Sat Aug 08, 2015 12:49 pm

The station is the actual B&M depot formerly adjacent to the WN&P route, maybe a quarter mile or so from where it is now. It was not part of the park attractions.

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Re: Hudson, NH Depot

Postby b&m 1566 » Fri Sep 04, 2015 10:20 pm

Some information along with a picture about the station.
There was a Trolley line that bordered Benson's park on the west side but I'm not a ware of any stations. FYI the trolley line crossed under the railroad and the abutments are still in place.
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