The Narrow Gauge Engine Number 4, Monson, ca. 1930

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Albion Johnson is pictured here standing on the front of engine number 4 at Monson Junction Station in Abbot Village. Albion was the long time fireman/brakeman for the Monson Narrow Gauge Railroad.

Engine number 4 was built by the Vulcan Company in 1918 and weighted 32,360 lb. and had a coal capacity of 1800. In 1943, along with Engine No. 3, it was taken to a scrape metal shop in New York before they were purchased and moved to the Edaville Railroad in Carver Massachusetts and was used as a tourist train.

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  • Title: The Narrow Gauge Engine Number 4, Monson, ca. 1930
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • Location: Monson, Piscataquis County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 8.5 cm x 13.5 cm
  • Local Code: MHS-111-008
  • Object Type: Image

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Monson Historical Society
PO Box 308, Monson, ME 04464
(207) 876-3073

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