Essex Junction

Location: Essex
Tag(s): Railroads
Historical Category: Transportation History
Video Date: 2/18/2021

Essex Junction was incorporated in 1892, growing out of the conjunction of rail lines crossing there, with 36 trains a day running on four tracks at one time, alongside restaurants, a hotel, and the Drury brick yard. The brick yard lasted for over 100 years and over 500 million bricks came out of it.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 ( and the Vermont Historical Society.

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