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.
about 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.
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crossing South Main just a little to the right of the L in Hopedale.
Howard Street branches off to the left a little above the L.