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Ghost Train Bedford McQuade - OU0123

 Small lock-n-lock off a nice walk on the old railroad bed in a marsh

Hidden by  Oreb

N 42° 54.143' W 71° 31.897' (WGS84)

 Coordinates in Other Systems
 Location: United States > New Hampshire
 Cache Type: Traditional
 Size: Small
 Status: Ready for Search
 Time: 0:30 h   Distance to Travel: b.d.
 Date Hidden: 23 August 2008
 Date Created: 18 October 2010
 Last Modified: 18 October 2010
 Waypoint: OU0123
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Kid Friendly Available in Winter 

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Description   EN   

We've long been intrigued by the Milford and Manchester Railroad that was only in use for a few short years.

A bit more information on the railroad (owned by the Boston and Maine Railroad) can be found here:
Nashua City Station: Manchester and Milford Branch
and here:
History of Goffstown, NH: Manchester and Milford Railroad

This cache is placed on the old railroad bed in Bedford, NH near McQuade Brook.

The trailhead is just south of the bridge going over the brook (south of the parking waypoint).

There is a home on your left for the first part of the trail. If you're looking for the cache at night you should keep your flashlights low towards the ground so as to not alarm anyone.

When placing the cache I saw a Great Blue Heron. If you approach the cache quietly you may see a heron as well. I also saw a garter snake; if you don't want to see the garter snake, stomp your feet as you walk. :)

Please put the cache back carefully where you find it.

Additional Waypoints

 Symbol   Type   Coordinates  Description
Parking AreaN 42° 54.342'
W 71° 31.436'
 There is room for one car. Trailhead just to the south past the bridge. One can also park across the street at the playing fields. 

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