Harvard avenue, and from this diagonally across the field to the railroad was a row of poplar trees that grew to large proportions ere they were cut down.
Opposite the seminary building stood two houses belonging to the railroad, in which Daniel Kelley and Reuben Willey, the flagman and station agent, lived.
The station house was near the crossing, and had been built but about ten years. The crossing had no gates, but two huge posts supported a sign-board across the street, whose metallic letters warned passers to Look out for the engine while the bell rings.
This was the old formula ere Stop, Look, Listen, came in vogue.
Flagman Kelley was an old employee who had lost an arm while on duty as fireman, and then carried a red flag or light as danger signal.
Across the track to the left was the residence of Hon. J. M. Usher.
It stood somewhat back from the village street and was heavily shaded by trees, mostly maple, with some mountain ash. A somewhat massive fence was before