Bangor and Aroostook's Oakfield roundhouse, 1922

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Bangor and Aroostook's Oakfield roundhouse, 1922

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Description

Bangor and Aroostook's Oakfield engine house with a hand powered turn table. When an engine was properly balanced on a turntable, a single man could turn the engine around. This turntable was converted to electric motor power in 1930. The caption on this image is, 'Frank Baker's roundhouse crew posing in front of enginhouse in 1922.'

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About This Item

  • Title: Bangor and Aroostook's Oakfield roundhouse, 1922
  • Creation Date: 1922
  • Subject Date: 1922
  • Local Name: B&A yard
  • Town: Oakfield
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 20 cm x 25 cm
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Oakfield Historical Society
PO Box 176, Oakfield, ME 04763
(207) 757-8575
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