Swett 5: Spring Blizzard

1865: A late-spring storm surprises Swett in his seat on the roof of the stage…

ADVENTURES of a DEAF-MUTE in the WHITE MOUNTAINS ~ by William B. Swett ~ Continued ~

<< BEFORE: Wheel Trouble …

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NEXT: Into the wilderness >>

Here is an old photograph of the Franconia Notch Stage Coach, showing tourists riding atop the roof:

Franconia-Stage

I haven’t found a date connected with that photo, but you can read more about NH’s Abbott-Downing Concord Coach company here.

You can also find info & images of the Franconia Ironworks @ WhiteMountainHistory.org:

At the bottom of the page you’ll find photo & video resources.  Be sure to look over the photo slideshow — you might be surprised by the appearance of the “mine” itself!

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