North Union Station

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Union Station, Causeway St., Boston, 1890s

North Union Station (1893-1927) or North Station in Boston, Massachusetts, was a train station consisting of three adjoined buildings. It was located on Causeway Street in the West End, and included Lowell Station (built 1878), a central building designed by the architecture firm of Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge (1893), and a third structure. The station was demolished in 1927, when North Station and the Boston Garden were built.[1]

In 1907, a travel guidebook described: "North Union Station, on Causeway Street, between Nashua and Haverhill streets, is used by the several divisions of the Boston and Maine System. It will, therefore, be seen that all trains from Northern New England, from Canadian points, and from the West, by way of the Hoosac Tunnel, Grand Trunk or Canadian Pacific lines, and from all suburbs north, northeast and northwest of Boston arrive and depart from this station. Some idea of the capacity of the North Union Station is gained by the statement that six hundred trains depart from this station every day in the year."[2]

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  1. ^ Douglass Shand-Tucci. Built in Boston: city and suburb, 1800-2000. Univ of Massachusetts Press, 1999
  2. ^ Illustrated guide to Boston and the country around. Boston: J.F. Murphy, 1907 Google books

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Coordinates: 42°21′56.52″N 71°3′39.6″W / 42.3657000°N 71.061000°W / 42.3657000; -71.061000