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Whitman Howes drove the stagecoach from Chatham to Harwich to meet the train up until 1887 when train service was extended to Chatham. In winter, four horses were needed to pull the coach and it carried 10 passengers.

(4 ½” x 8 “, b & w, c. Mid 1800’s, photographer unknown)

Source: A 1996 newspaper interview with
Mrs. Melissa Clark (niece of Whitman Howes).
Archival collection of the Chatham Historical Society.