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.
About This Item
- 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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Standardized Subject Headings
- Parades & processions--Maine--Monson
- Centennials celebrations--Maine--Monson
- Railroad trains--Maine--Monson
- Narrow gauge railroads--Maine--Monson
For more information about this item, contact:Monson Historical Society
PO Box 308, Monson, ME 04464
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