S.R.R.L. Engine# 7 being righted onto rails, Bigelow, ca. 1916

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S.R.R.L. Engine# 7 being righted onto rails, Bigelow, ca. 1916

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Description

The Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad Engine# 7 left the rails on the Bigelow Extension ca. 1916. Here the crew works at righting it.

In order to stand this 18-ton iron horse back on the rails without a crane, they used only ropes, pulleys, chains, jacks and cribbing.

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  • Title: S.R.R.L. Engine# 7 being righted onto rails, Bigelow, ca. 1916
  • Creation Date: circa 1916
  • Subject Date: circa 1916
  • Town: Bigelow
  • County: Franklin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: ED.01.103.400
  • Object Type: Image

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