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The Dummy Train at Camp Ellis Station, 1915

Contributed by Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum

The Dummy Train at Camp Ellis Station, 1915

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The Dummy Railroad operated between Camp Ellis and Old Orchard Beach from June 26, 1880 to September 5, 1923. The train ran on one set of tracks and would travel forward to Camp Ellis, then in reverse back to Old Orchard Beach as the conductor stood in the front of the last car and directed the engineer with whistle signals.

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  • Title: The Dummy Train at Camp Ellis Station, 1915
  • Creation Date: 1915
  • Subject Date: 1915
  • Local Name: Camp Ellis Station
  • Town: Camp Ellis
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 5.5 cm x 8 cm
  • Local Code: 209
  • Object Type: Image

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Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum
371 Main Street, Saco, ME 04072
207-283-3861
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Railroads--Maine
Railroad stations--Maine

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Dummy Train
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