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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

Railroad Railroad station, Strong, ca. 1910 Item 65507 infoStrong Historical Society Early photo postcard depicting the railroad station at…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Railroad

Railroad commissioners learned immediately that building a standard gauge railroad would be too costly, so they used a “narrow gauge” system for…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… of the terminal connecting the Sandy River Railroad with the Franklin & Megantic Railroad and the Phillips & Rangeley.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

Charles W. Bell when the railroad was dismantled. This was reputed to be the only narrow gauge parlor car in existence.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… declined for the Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad. For a time, in an attempt to reverse that decline, railbuses were operated on the line.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

Railroad Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad station, Strong, ca. 1910 Item 58173 infoStrong Historical Society Sandy River and…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

Railroad Railroad terminal area viewed from south, Strong, ca. 1908 Item 63693 infoStrong Historical Society The railroad station is in the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

Railroad Break time for railroad section crew, ca. 1929 Item 64229 infoStrong Historical Society A Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… Society When the Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad discontinued operations in 1935 several pieces of rolling stock were purchased by local…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… Society The Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad Engine# 7 left the rails on the Bigelow Extension ca. 1916.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… In order for Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes railroad passengers and freight to make connections at Farmington for destinations beyond, a…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… the train of the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad follows the rails south toward the station.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

The Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad provided a rail connection to hunting areas in northern Franklin County.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

Railroad Tracks near Forsters Toothpick millyard, Strong, ca. 1910 Item 63735 infoStrong Historical Society The narrow gauge tracks of the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

Railroad S.R.R.L. Engine# 20 jumps the switch, Strong, ca. 1925 Item 64232 infoStrong Historical Society The junction at Strong was tied-up…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

Railroad Brackley's conveyor over Depot Street, Strong, ca. 1924 Item 61681 infoStrong Historical Society Carroll Brackley and Menzor Will…

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Life on a Tidal River - The War Effort

… goods and red tokens were for things like meat, fish, butter, fat, and dairy goods. Rationing Gas The OPA, the Office of Price…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor Man Rats Out Brady Gang - Page 1 of 2

Dakin Sporting Goods Hunting And Fishing Window Display, Bangor, ca. 1937 Dakin's Sporting Goods sold a variety of equipment, including camping…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… the railroad station at Strong where the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes narrow gauge railroad would pick up and drop off passengers and freight.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Valley Brook, a tributary of Sandy River, was easily accessible to the townspeople and supplied many a skillet with brook trout.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 4 of 4

Occasionally, when winter fishing or fishing in very deep water, one line had two traps (doubles); but most of the time only single traps were on a…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 1 of 4

Early 1600s ships' logs had accounts of fishing and fur trading along the coast. Fish, particularly cod, was abundant and a very profitable commodity…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 1 of 2

Lumber and fish were bought and sold; fishing fleets sailed to the Grand Banks fishing grounds; and ships sailed to England, the West Indies and…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 1 of 4

Stream and river fishing was recreational, as well as a source of family food. Clam Diggers ca.