Fairmont Speeder

Contributed by Fort Kent Historical Society

Fairmont Speeder

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Description

This gasoline powered vehicle, the Fairmont Speeder, was used by the Bangor and Aroostook Railraod in the 1950s and 1960s.

It was built by Fairmont Railway Motors Inc. of Fairmont, Minnesota.

The Speeders were replaced in the 1980s with the more flexible Hi-Rail trucks that could transport more men and equipment and ran on both roads and rails.

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About This Item

  • Title: Fairmont Speeder
  • Creation Date: circa 1950
  • Subject Date: circa 1950
  • Local Name: Fort Kent Historical Society
  • Town: Fort Kent
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Metal
  • Dimensions: 165 cm x 160 cm x 145 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Fort Kent Historical Society
PO Box 181, Fort Kent, ME 04703
(207) 834-2115

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