Train Collision in Lincoln Center, 1946

Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society


A train that was leaving the mill had two wheels slip off the track due to ice build up. Crews from Bangor had to come up to get the train back on track which took several hours. Once it was back on the track, it started backing up toward Lincoln Center in order to get a good run to make the hill going out of Lincoln. A South bound train was coming down and the two trains collided in Lincoln Center. The caboose of the first train was flattened so badly by the engine of the second train that it was pushed under the car that the caboose was hooked to. Fortunately there were no injuries as the men in the caboose jumped off in time.

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  • Title: Train Collision in Lincoln Center, 1946
  • Creation Date: 1946
  • Subject Date: 1946
  • Town: Lincoln
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Object Type: Image

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Lincoln Historical Society
29 West Broadway, Lincoln, ME 04457

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