Sam Doran Tom Fortmann
Local Historian and Local Cyclist and
B&M Railroad Buff Bikeway Co-Founder
A historical presentation with refreshments
Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 7:00 PM
In the old railway depot building
13 Depot Square, Lexington
Sponsored by the Lexington Historical Society
and the Friends of Lexington Bikeways
A brief illustrated history of the Lexington and West Cambridge Branch Railroad: its
conception, birth, heyday, decline, death, and finally its rebirth as the Minuteman Commuter
Bikeway, our nation’s 500th rail-trail and inspiration for many other rail-trails in the region.
Presented as part of the Bikeway’s 25th Anniversary Celebration.