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I wanted a covered bridge on my railroad, but when building, my father and I decided to finish the track and leave the bridge until we have more time. As you know, we had the Golden Spike Ceremony back in May, so I thought the time had come. Last week, we built the covered bridge. We still have to add some details, but not bad for a couple of days. If you haven’t seen the other pictures, you can find them through today’s link. See the pictures in the new gallery!
87, died Saturday May 31, after a short illness. Born in Bedford, July 2, 1920, son of George Mason and Helen (Cavanaugh) Dimond. He graduated from Boston College in 1943 with a BS in Business Administration. George served as a corporal in The United States Marine Corps from 1943 to 1945. Continue reading →
September 14, 2007 + Scott Cliborn + (updated: 10/30/07)
Mr. Scott D. Cliborn a resident of Dracut, died unexpectedly, Friday, September 14th, aged 35 years.
Born in Lowell, on August 11, 1972, the son of Gary L. and Mary (Lee) Cliborn. Scott received his education in the Dracut School system and was a graduate of Dracut High School with the Class of 1990. He was a member of the National Honor Society, and was a member of Continue reading →
I had some special friends visit last week and took them home for a good Italian dinner. Of course they wanted a ride on the railroad. Because of the time limit and I really did not want them to get covered with soot, I used the work diesel. My friends are the Capuchin Sisters of Nazareth. Three of them came up for the week and could not wait to get a ride on the train. I could not wait to get a picture. I dug up a few engineer hats for each of them to wear.
June 28, 2007 + Donald G. Hills + (updated: 8/31/07)
Donald G. Hills, 85, died Thursday, June 28, 2007, at Tufts New England Medical Center after complications from surgery. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth F. “Polly” (Jarvis) Hills, who died in 1978.
He was born in Everett, on Feb. 4, 1922, the son of the late Ralph S. and Eva Continue reading →
Edward R. Esq. on October 26th, 2007 of Seaford. Beloved husband of the late Catherine. Loving father of Christine C. and Paul E. Also survived by his cherished grandchildren Kyle E. and Meghan. Reposing at the Charles G. Schmitt Funeral Home Inc., 3863 Merrick Road, Seaford (2 traffic lights East of Route 135). Mass of Christian Burial Monday 11am at St. William the Abbot R.C. Church, Seaford. Interment St. Charles Cemetery, hours Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 pm