Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society
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This photo shows the Aroostook Valley Railroad Trestle crossing the Aroostook River near Crouseville. An Electric trolley is on the trestle. The substation buildings can be seen on the opposite side of the river.
The Aroostook Valley Railroad began in 1909 as an electric trolley line, serving the localities of New Sweden, Carson, and Caribou. These trolleys were used until 1946 when diesel engines were used.
About This Item
- Title: Aroostook Valley Railroad Trestle
- Creator: Presque Isle Historical Society
- Creation Date: 1910 - 1946
- Subject Date: 1910 - 1946
- Local Name: Monson Hill
- Town: Presque Isle
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 19.41 cm x 23.92 cm
- Local Code: 207-764-0790
- Collection: Presque Isle Historical Society
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Presque Isle Historical Society
PO Box 285, Presque Isle, ME 04769
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LC Subject Headings
- Railroad cars
- Railroad bridges--Maine--Presque Isle
- Aroostook Valley Railroad (Me.)--Equipment & supplies
- Electric railroads--Maine--Presque Isle
- Aroostook River
- Aroostook Valley Railroad
- serving the localities of New Sweden, Carson, and Caribou.
- The Aroostook Valley Railroad began in 1909 as an electric trolley line,
- These trolleys were used until 1946 when diesel engines were used.
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