Providence & Worcester Railroad Schedules – 1840s/50s

     These schedules pertain to the “Air-line” railroad that once ran through Smithfield, R. I.  To learn more, click here:  Smithfield’s Air-Line Railroad 

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Air-Line Railroad Schedule
December 24, 1847

Woonsocket Patriot
January 19, 1849

Woonsocket Patriot
January 19, 1849

Air-Line Railroad Schedule
August 1, 1851
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Air-Line Railroad Schedule
March 10, 1854

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Woonsocket Patriot
May 22, 1855

Stagecoach Accident – 1873

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Woonsocket Patriot

April 25, 1873

Thomas K. Winsor Obituary – 1949

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Capron Mill Fire – 1876

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Woonsocket Patriot
December 22 & 27, 1876

 

New School House – 1871

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Woonsocket Patriot
September 8, 1871

Early Mill Articles – 1800s

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Woonsocket Patriot

November 24, 1870

Woonsocket Patriot

December 30, 1870

Woonsocket Patriot

March 31, 1871

Woonsocket Patriot

August 4, 1871

Woonsocket Patriot

September 8, 1871

Woonsocket Patriot

November 14, 1873

Woonsocket Patriot

December 8, 1876

Woonsocket Patriot

November 2, 1877

Woonsocket Patriot

November 16, 1877

Woonsocket Patriot

January 17, 1879

Robbery And Arrest – 1854

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Woonsocket Patriot, June 30, 1854

Woonsocket Patriot

June 30, 1854

Stillwater Mill Fire – 1872

Stillwater Mill Fire – 1872

     This fire occurred on June 23, 1872.  The mill was constructed in 1866-67 by Edward W. Brown, and became known as the “Stillwater Woolen Mill Co.” charted in 1867. 

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Woonsocket Patriot
June 28, 1872

     The mill that replaced this one was also destroyed by fire on May 17, 1984.

     The land sat vacant until 2018-19 when a housing development was built on the site.   

 

Adah Mowry Death Notice – 1837

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Woonsocket Weekly Patriot

May 19, 1837

Smithfield Academy Advertisements – 1838

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Woonsocket Weekly Patriot
December 7, 1838, pg. 1

Woonsocket Weekly Patriot
December 21, 1838, pg. 3

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