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View of a ferry crossing the Connecticut River from Northampton to Hockanum in Hadley with Mount Holyoke in the background.

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Old station on North Pleasant Street at Massachusetts Agricultural College where passengers could wait for the trolley during inclement weather.

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View of a trolley car running through the pass at the Notch in South Amherst.

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View of the three bridges crossing the Connecticut River from Hadley to Northampton at the turn of the century. They were the trolley bridge, the old highway bridge, and the Boston and Maine Railroad bridge which is now part of the Norwottuck Rail…

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View looking north on South Pleasant Street. Merchants' Row is on the left, Town Common is on the right, and horses with carriages are parked near the shops. The flag pole can be seen at the edge of the Town Common and a trolley car can be seen in…

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View of trolley tracks winding through hills at the Notch with "Little Mountain" in the background.

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View showing Main Street (with a trolley car in the foreground), Town Hall, and the Town Common from the balcony of the Amherst House.

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View of the railroad crossing in Cushman with the Cushman Market in the background.

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Upper Main Street is torn up as men lay track for the Amherst and Sunderland Street Railroad. Business blocks in Phoenix Row are visible on the right, and the Amherst House is visible in the background.

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Account book kept by unknown person recording transportation of goods such as salt, molasses, and rum, up and down the Connecticut River during the years 1753 through 1756.

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Photograph of John Stanley walking beside his daughters, Tammy and Susan, who are riding ponies. They are on Potwine Street in South Amherst. A dog can be seen standing in the background.

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Charles and Polly Longsworth on a bicycle on the Hampshire College campus. The Johnson Library can be seen in the background. September 26, 1968

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Construction of a sidewalk along South Pleasant Street at a time when Amherst residents used a horse and carriage or the trolley to get to town.

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The exterior of The Jones Library in the 1930s with 3 cars parked outside. Caption on reverse reads, "c. 1932"

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View of the east side of the library and the First National Bank with street parking for both cars and horses.
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