Contributed by Great Harbor Maritime Museum
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The track for the Green Mountain Rail Road going up Green Mountain. The rail was reached after taking a steamer across Eagle Lake and being dropped at the dock seen at the base of the mountain.
The train was a popular summer attraction, but didn't last very long.
Green Mountain is now called Cadillac Mountain and is one of the main attractions of Acadia National Park.
About This Item
- Title: Green Mountain Rail Road track, Bar Harbor, ca. 1890
- Creation Date: circa 1890
- Subject Date: circa 1890
- Location: Bar Harbor, Hancock County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 25 cm x 20 cm
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Cadillac Mt. (Me.)
- Green Mountain Railway
- Tourists--Maine--Mount Desert Island
- Sightseers--Maine--Mount Desert Island
- Travel--Maine--Mount Desert Island
- Mount Desert Island (Me.)
- Mountain railroads--Maine
- Railroads--Maine--Mount Desert Island
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124 Main St, PO Box 145, Northeast Harbor, ME 04662
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