Big finds! Piece of a rail car, tracks and spikes and a building over a spring/water source and lots of coal on this section. To celebrate Chester On Track we hiked a section of the Chester Becket Railroad which ran from the present day Becket Quarry to Chester on the main Boston Albany line. This Railroad was built to move the stone from numerous quarries in the area including the Mitchell Mountain Pink Granite Quarry. We hiked from Robbins Trestle (Blandford Road, Chester) to just past Quarry Road after the switch at the Mitchell Quarry. The journey was 7 hours of exploration, each section is split up in several posts. Special guest was Tom Hoffman

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