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Catalog Number L1990.0110.N.0017
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description This sepia colored photograph depicts Lakeside Avenue in The Weirs around 1880.

In the foreground on the far left are trees and bushes. In the center foreground is a dirt covered Lakeside Avenue which proceeds into the center background. There is a grassy area beside Lakeside Avenue on the right and to the right of that are several sets of railroad tracks. There are utility poles amid the railroad tracks as well as two piles of lumber/railroad ties in the middleground. In the middleground on the far right is Lake Winnipesaukee with the Weirs dock jutting out over the lake to the right, with a long ramp. At the end of the dock is the boat the Lady of the Lake. In the center middleground is the Weirs Boardwalk and The Weirs Passenger Station/Depot with a waiting area below and a small building above with a platform on all sides and a decorative roofline. In the center far background are two houses and a small shed/building. There are trees in the far background as well. On the back is stamped " From Moulton & Moons Photograph Rooms, Weirs, --- N.H. Negatives Preserved." Written on the back is "Weirs" and "Gift of Franklin Public Library 11/63".
Date 1880
Earliest Date 1880
Latest Date 1880
Place Lakeside Avenue, The Weirs
History of Ownership Franklin Public Library.
Related Publications "The Weirs", Images of America Series, by Warren Huse, page 35
Studio Moulton & Moon's Photograph Rooms (The Weirs)
Repository From the collections of Laconia Public Library
People Unknown People
Search Terms The Weirs
Lake Winnipesaukee
Weirs Boardwalk
Weirs Beach
Lakeside Avenue (Weirs)
Lady of the Lake Ship
Weirs Passenger Station
Subjects 1880s
Lakes & ponds
Water
Shorelines
Boats
Ships
Transportation
Transportation facilities
Railroads
Railways
Railroad waiting area
Railroad travel
Railroad tracks
Railroad ties
Railroad stations
Railroad platforms
Railroad rails
Railroad facilities
Railroad depots
Platforms
Smokestacks
Paddle wheel steamers
Streets
Roads
Dirt
Dirt roads
Grasses
Bushes
Trees
Lumber
Utility poles
Utility Lines
Houses
Buildings
Residences
Dwellings
Porches
Railings
Architecture
Architectural details
Architectural elements
Architectural decorations & ornaments
People
Wagons
Docks
Ramps
Depots
Passenger Depots
Sheds
Trees