Crawford Notch Station.
Carroll, New Hampshire.
The Crawford family, the first permanent settlers in the area, exerted such a great influence on the development of the notch that the Great Notch came to be called Crawford Notch. In 1790, Abel Crawford, his wife Hannah (Rosebrook), and their growing family settled on the land granted to Sawyer and Nash, at what is now Fabyans in Bretton Woods.
In addition to being established innkeepers, the Crawfords were famous mountain guides that escorted visitors to the top of Mt. Washington.
Increasing tourism to the White Mountains generated interest in the building of a railroad through Crawford Notch. The construction of the Portland and Ogdensburg Railroad was considered a difficult engineering feat that was thought to be impossible by many. The railroad, built by Anderson Brothers of Maine, was opened in 1875. It ran from Portland, through the notch, to Fabyans, the area where Ethan Allen had operated his inn. The Crawford Notch Station was built in 1891.
• Length: 7"
• Width: 5"
This kit features:
• Pressure-cast ployurethane resin
• Laser cut windows
• Cast metal detail parts
• Simple step by step instructions
• Proudly made in the USA
This kit contains small parts and is not intended for small children.
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