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Catalog Number L1990.0114.D.0022
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description 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."
Earliest Date 1880.0
Latest Date 1890.0
Place Lakeside Avenue, The Weirs
Related Publications "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."
Studio Achber Studios
Additional Information 0.0
Repository From the collections of Laconia Public Library
People Unknown People
Unknown Men
Search Terms The Weirs
Weirs Passenger Station
Concord & Montreal Railroad
Lake Winnipesaukee
Lakeside Avenue (Weirs)
Subjects 1880s
Business districts
Rail transportation
Railroad depots
Railroad facilities
Railroad platforms
Railroad rails
Railroad stations
Railroad travel
Railroad waiting area
Transportation facilities
Lakes & ponds
Dirt roads
Utility Lines
Utility poles
Railroad tracks
Veterans' organizations
Military ceremonies
Military organizations
Military parades & ceremonies
Military uniforms