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In 2015 the Salisburypoint Railroad Historical Society was absorbed by the Amesbury Carriage Museum.
The station itself is still in the Lower Millyard. Many of the artifacts became part of the ACM collection.
e.g. the SPRRHS Photograph Library.
The model trains, store items, the SPRRHS Book Library and Video Library were given or sold to other local railroad organizations.
SPRRHS was forced to close down for several reasons:
(1) We lost 1/2 of our space in the basement of 9 Water Street
(2) More importantly we lost one of our two entrances. With only one entrance we could not be open to the public - one of our main "reason d'etre"
(3) Our active membership was four rather mature gentlemen and one lady.
This site is an online archive of the Salisburypoint RailRoad Histrorical Society.
It will not be updated other than some initial housekeeping changes in summer 2023.
It is valuable as an archive of local railroad history that does not exist elsewhere. It contains:
The text below is frozen as it was in 2015.
The Salisbury Point
Railroad Historical Society is a non-profit dedicated to railways, railway
modelling and all things trains We are particularly focussed on the preservation
of Boston and Maine (B&M)
artifacts and memorabillia. We also provide a local forum for modelling and
produce authentic New England (mostly Boston and Maine) model railroad car kits. Our major artifact is the
1870 Boston and Maine historic station located in Amesbury MA.
Railway Express 2014
Our last Grand Christmas Train Show
which was on Saturday 13th December 2014
Show Flyer (color)
Show Flyer (2 pages ready for
See pictures of a previous show
See our publicity video !
Note that due to the dissolution of SPRRHS this video
is now out of date but left as a historical reminder
of the SPRRHS Museum and station as it was.
Flood Photos May 15 2006