Onawa Trestle guards at Morkill, ca. 1942

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Onawa Trestle guards at Morkill, ca. 1942

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During World War II, the US Army sent members of the segregated 366th Infantry to Maine to guard railroads and bridges.

In Morkill, the soldiers lived on the tracks away from town, and usually kept to themselves. In their isolation, a camaraderie grew between the soldiers.

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  • Title: Onawa Trestle guards at Morkill, ca. 1942
  • Creator: Bob Roberts
  • Creation Date: circa 1942
  • Subject Date: circa 1942
  • Location: Morkill, Piscataquis County, ME
  • Media: photographic print
  • Object Type: Image

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Monson Historical Society
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(207) 876-3073

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