|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
This black and white photograph depicts a Veteran's Review at the Weirs Passenger Station Depot, also known as the Concord & Montreal Railroad Station, located in The Weirs, in the early 1880s.
In the foreground is a dirt covered Lakeside Avenue. There is a utility pole in the middleground on the left and additional poles in the background on the right. Beyond the utility poles are several rows of soldiers, Veterans, in a Review. They are all dressed in dark uniforms. Beyond them on the right is the Weirs Railroad Passenger Depot, also called the Concord & Montreal Railroad Station building. The depot has a long covered waiting area on the left side. The main building in on the right and has a small second story with a wrap-around porch on all four sides. In the background on the left is also a tree. In the far background on the left is Lake Winnipesaukee. In the far, far background are low hills and trees. On the back is written " Soldiers lined up @ Weirs depot". Printed on the back is "Print By The Achber Studio, 49 Canal Street, Laconia, N.H."
|Place||Lakeside Avenue, The Weirs|
"The Weirs", Images of America Series, by Warren Huse, page 41.
Notation in "The Weirs", Images of America Series, by Warren Huse, Page 41 states : " Veterans review, early 1880s. To the right is the Concord & Montreal Railroad Station."
|Repository||From the collections of Laconia Public Library|
Weirs Passenger Station
Concord & Montreal Railroad
Lakeside Avenue (Weirs)
Railroad waiting area
Lakes & ponds
Military parades & ceremonies