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Can you name the location?
Whitcomb Summit---Mohawk Trail----Florida, Ma.

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Leaf peepers????


Can you name the location?
Whitcomb Summit Florida, Ma.


What was the Year?
1950

What was the Season?
fall

Can you name the location?
Whitcomb summit &mohawk trail florida mass


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Definitely Whitcom Summit. I don't see the Elks statue so it may be before 1950. Not sure what year the Elks had the statue put in.


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It had to be prior to the building of the Mass. Turnpike. It was also prior to the famous Elk monument. The tower is full heigth. The present tower is but a replica of what use to be. The tower is lower than it was even in 1978. The Mohawk Trail traffic has been decreased to but a crawl of what the past was and only picks up on Fall Foliage and maybe the 4th of July. Many businesses were forced to close just a few years after the completion of the Mass. Pike. I recal back in the late 30s' and on when traffic would be backed up as far as Williamstown on major Holidays. Also the Mass. Pke caused the slow down of rail traffic through the Hoosac Tunnel causing many stations and businesses to close along the rail traffic. Of course the trucking business has since taken over most of the transporting of goods because of all the highway building that was innitiated by Pres. Dwight D. Eisenhower. We can thank him for all the great hifgway systems and of course the demise of what used to be along the rails. Progress is great and sad all in one. These great advances and demises are repeated all over the country and beyond in the name of progress? John P. Dubreuil birth native of North Adams, Mass.


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That is a bit of interesting info....thanks!


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