News Flash

Posted on: November 26, 2018

Transportation History

Transportation History

The Concord Room is home to a broad collection on transportation history. It is home to materials on Abbot-Downing Company, Concord Coach, streetcars, railroads, and more!

Lewis Downing started his own wagon business in Concord in 1813; in 1826 Downing joined forces with J. Stephens Abbot and started building stagecoaches. The company declared bankruptcy in 1909 after a long period of slow sales; in 1911 it was bought at au...

Read on...

Library Concord History