Hoosac Range


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Hoosac Range

(ho͞o`sək), southern continuation of the Green Mts., NW Mass. and SW Vt., running from north to south. Its maximum height is c.3,000 ft (910 m). The Hoosac railroad tunnel, c.5 mi (8 km) long, built from 1852 to 1873, at the cost of nearly 200 lives, cuts beneath the range from east to west.
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The route chosen was to pass through Fitchburg, Gardner and Ashburnham, 1,200 feet above sea level, and would include a tunnel 20 feet wide and 13 feet high through the Hoosac Range.
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This was the Hoosac Tunnel, through the Hoosac Range in north-western Massachusetts.