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Monson Narrow Gauge Engine No. 3

Contributed by Monson Historical Society

The Monson Railroad Company's Engine No. 3 sits in front of the Monson station. Pictured is the engine, one car of slate, two cars of lumber, and a combination car at the end. The Railroad station was located on Water Street in Monson and the train was in operation from June of 1883 until it was abandoned in 1945. The narrow gauge track was six miles long and ran from Monson to Monson Junction located in Abbot. An additional two miles of track were added to reach the Eighteen Slate Quarry making the "official" amount of track 8.16 miles.

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  • Title: Monson Narrow Gauge Engine No. 3
  • Creator: Photocard by Spiratone
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Town: Monson
  • County: Piscataquis
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 8.89 cm x 13.34 cm
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

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