No Steam

custom laundry boiler roomEnd of the line for the boiler at the Custom Laundry on Brattleboro, Vermont’s Church Street, with the basement open to the sky as the building is razed in late April.

Far End

railroad culvertTunneling from a late April afternoon into the darkness under the New England Central Railroad tracks, alongside the Connecticut River. Originally the Vermont Valley Railroad, then several others including the Boston and Maine, this stretch follows the waterline closely, carved into the bank’s ledges and steep terraced bluffs.