Monson Sesquicentennial Parade, Monson, 1972

Contributed by Monson Historical Society


Monson's Sesquicentennial Parade was held on a rainy day, June 24, 1972. As part of the parade was this replica of the Monson Narrow Gauge Railroad Engine No. 4. The Monson Narrow Gauge played a vital role in the slate industry of Monson from 1883 to 1945. The replica was made on a pickup truck chaisse with rubber wheels and is not running but still on view at a resale shop in Abbot.

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  • Title: Monson Sesquicentennial Parade, Monson, 1972
  • Creation Date: 1972-06-24
  • Subject Date: 1972-06-24
  • Location: Monson, Piscataquis County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 10.1 cm x 12.5 cm
  • Local Code: MHS-119-041
  • Object Type: Image

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

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