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In a stealth race against time

Historians seek to restore glint of Brighton track

For much of the early half of the 20th century, the Charles River Speedway was a center of harness racing and high society. For much of the early half of the 20th century, the Charles River Speedway was a center of harness racing and high society. (Courtesy of Boston Public Library)
By Andrew Ryan
Globe Staff / September 23, 2010

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A rickety maze of boarded-up buildings stands at a teeming crossroads in Brighton, traffic rumbling past forlorn turrets and weathered wood shingles the color of mud. (Full article: 908 words)

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