Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.
Due largely to the railroad's presence, Bethel developed into a thriving commercial center by the end of the nineteenth century.
Several stores, repair shops and public services--including communication to the outside world via the New England Telephone and Telegraph Company--were available near the junction of upper Main Street with Broad and Church streets.
Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.