Aroostook Valley Railroad Substation

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Aroostook Valley Railroad Substation

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Description

Interior of the Munson Hill power substation. This substation is about 5 miles north of Presque Isle on the Parsons Road near the AVR bridge next to the Aroostook River. The substation provided a reduction in voltage for the AVR electric trolley. The substation was not needed in 1946 when the AVR put diesel locomotives on the railroad.

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About This Item

  • Title: Aroostook Valley Railroad Substation
  • Creation Date: circa 1909
  • Subject Date: circa 1909
  • Local Name: Munson Hill
  • Town: Presque Isle
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 18.99 cm x 23.99 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Presque Isle Historical Society
PO Box 285, Presque Isle, ME 04769
(207) 762-1151
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