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Historic Place of the week: The Canton Viaduct

The strange looking structure spanning the Canton River…. Originally built in 1835 based on an ancient roman architectural design, the Canton Viaduct remains in service today as a bridge supporting Amtrak and commuter rail tracks. In accurately emulating the original … Continue reading

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Along the Neponset River

The Neponset area located south of Boston offers some┬álovely views from boat or land, as one can see in this city view from the estuary where the river meets Dorchester Bay: When thinking of rivers near Boston, The Charles comes … Continue reading

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Channel dredging in Boston Harbor

Dredging is currently taking place in Boston Harbor to maintain the shipping channel near its narrowest point off Castle Island. This seems to occur every three to four years. Since several rivers flow into Boston Harbor -The Charles, Mystic, and … Continue reading

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