National Geographic : 1936 Jul
BOSTON THROUGH MIDWEST EYES Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart "SNOW TRAINS" TAKE WINTER SPORTS FANS FROM BOSTON TO THE WHITE MOUNTAINS With skis, skates, and sleds, week-end crowds leave at the first news of heavy snows. Some start early Sunday morning for such places as North Conway and Intervale, the train being sidetracked while college boys, schoolgirls, and others enjoy the fun. Ski enthusiasts even come from New York to join these excur sions. More than 24,000 people rode the Boston and Maine Railroad's "Snow Trains" from January 1 to March 8, 1936.