1861The Eastern Railroad extended to Rockport.Government and Public Service, Transportation

This map shows the location of the railroad. D.G. Beers & Co. Rockport, 1872, Salem State University, https://digitalrepository.salemstate.edu/handle/20.500.13013/
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Rockport voted at a town meeting to fund the construction of a railroad from Gloucester to Rockport, which covered a distance of three miles.

Babson, John James, and Samuel Chandler. History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Anne, Including the Town of Rockport. Gloucester [Mass.] Procter brothers, 1860, http://archive.org/details/historytownglou00changoog
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