|Clearing for the Assabet River Rail Trail involved cutting|
hundreds of trees, some more than a foot in diameter. This
photo of section behind Cumberland Farms gas station.
|Hurricane damage, Sept 1938|
|Hurricane damage, Sept 1938. Photos courtesy of|
Maynard Historical Society. Click to enlarge.
Not in article: Norway maple was a popular urban and suburban tree choice in the second half of the twentieth century, but was designated by Commonwealth of Massachusetts as an invasive species in 2006, sales banned. Removal of existing trees not required.