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New Hampshire in WWI: The Hoptoad That Made It To France

I previously wrote about the 14th U.S. Engineers, a railway operating unit that trained at Salem, New Hampshire and served in Europe during World War I.  A number of local soldiers served in that unit including Denny McLaughlin who took … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Railroad Regiment Daredevils

The Light Railway Engineers of World War I are little known regiments composed of men initially recruited from among railroad workers.  Most of the men of the  Fourteenth Engineers (Rwy), my primary focus, came from the Boston MA area including … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Mount Washington Cog Railway

The Mountain Washington Cog Railway is unique–it is the first cog railway built in the world, and it has the … Continue reading

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