The photos of the culvert for the Charles River at Howard
Street were taken in November 1953. Thanks to Charlie
Gaffney for them. The one with the Milford News caption
taken by Nick Tosches.
the railroad track, taken in March 2013.
The Charles River near Howard Street.
Howard Street, near the river. The river is
under the road in the foreground.
Howard Street and the Charles River
In the Google Earth views, (thanks, DJ) the line between Hopedale and
Milford is the white line that runs more or less from the top middle to the
lower right. The Milford wastewater plant is in the upper left of the upper
one and the middle of the lower one.
The town line follows the river, roughly, but not exactly. I presume that's
because the river has meandered a bit since the town line was drawn.
Actually, if the Google Earth town line is correct, the river has meandered
noticeably since 1953, since the caption under the Milford News photo
says the river was located in both Milford and Hopedale.
a quarter of the way over from the right side, is Howard Street, Milford.
The other end of it, not seen here, is at Route 140 near the
Hopedale/Milford town line sign.
Mellen Street bridge South Hopedale Menu
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South Main just a little to the right of the L in Hopedale. Howard
Street branches off to the left a llittle above the L.