Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1826/03/04 Thomas Handasyde Perkins Sr Owner Businessman and state legislator Thomas Handasyd Perkins organizes the financing of the new Granite Railway Company, owning a majority of its shares, and he is designated its president.
1826/10/07 Gridley Bryant Engineer Designed and built by Gridley Bryant, Quincy Granite horse powered railway begins operations. Birth of the American Railroads
1833/00/00 Fanny Kemble Visitor Fanny Kemble admires the Granite Railway.


Quincy Granite Railway Incline
  • NRHP

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Particulars for Quincy Granite Railway:
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Commerce
Area of Significance Engineering
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Invention
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Material Quincy Granite
Area of Significance Railroad
Sight Category Structure
Area of Significance Transportation

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 73000309
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Commerce, Engineering, Transportation, Invention
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Significant Year: c 1826, 1830
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-Function: Rail-related
Current Function: Unknown
Current Sub-Function:

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