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Train Station at Neponset
Neponset Railroad Station
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 The Neponset train station was located opposite Rice Street in Port Norfolk near the old Dorchester Mutual Fire Insurance Building. The tracks branched at this point with one line leading south (the main Old Colony line; the tracks we see in front of the station house) and another leading west (the Milton branch) the tracks in the background curving away to the right).
Illustration is a scan of a postcard mailed in 1910 showing Neponset Station.

Postcard. Caption on front: R.R. Station, Neponset, Mass. Postmarked Apr. 7, 1910, Essex Street Station with one cent stamp. On verso: Published by A. Kagan, Boston, Mass. Printed in Germany.


Another view
Neponset Station
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 Today we have a postcard with a view looking north with the station house on the northbound side. If one enters Port Norfolk on Walnut Street, he would turn right on Rice Street to get to the spot where the station used to be.

Postcard. Caption on front: R.R. Station, Neponset, Mass. Postmarked Jan 6, 1919. With two-cents stamp. On verso: Published by Walter N. Baker, Druggist, Neponset, Mass. Card written from Atlantic, Mass.


Location
Map detail Neponset Station
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 1918 map detail showing location of the train station.

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Created: May 7, 2011   Modified: May 7, 2011