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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… 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 - Railroad

… 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

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

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 - Online Items

It was necessary for narrow gauge rails to cross and merge with standard gauge rails to get the smaller equipment to the station and freight yard.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

It was necessary for narrow gauge rails to cross and merge with standard gauge rails to get the smaller equipment to the station and freight yard.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

From 1879 to 1935 narrow gauge railroad service was available in Strong. Strong became the connecting point of service between Farmington, with its…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

From 1879 to 1935 narrow gauge railroad service was available in Strong. Strong became the connecting point of service between Farmington, with its…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… the heritage of Strong including: a Native American origin, the narrow gauge railroad, logging, hunting, fishing, blueberries and pine trees.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… 63735 infoStrong Historical Society The narrow gauge tracks of the Franklin and Megantic Railroad ran easterly from the Strong station, behind…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… 63735 infoStrong Historical Society The narrow gauge tracks of the Franklin and Megantic Railroad ran easterly from the Strong station, behind…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Railroad

… railroad would be too costly, so they used a “narrow gauge” system for smaller engines, with less expensive rails, ties, and spikes.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 1 of 3

… and New York, where she advocated for the Narrow Gauge Railroad as a means of accessing bountiful fishing and hunting grounds in the Western Maine…

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Lincoln, Maine - Pulp and paper mill, Lincoln, 1945 - Page 1 of 2

To the left is the narrow gauge railroad going to the river. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Wood Products of Strong

When the route of the narrow gauge railroad through Freeman was established several miles from the mill, it was apparent that he could not benefit…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 2 of 3

… to and from the Rangeley Region on the Narrow Gauge Railroad. Item Contributed byStrong Historical Society The Maine Central employed Crosby as a…

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Lincoln, Maine - Pulp mill, Lincoln, 1915 - Page 1 of 2

A narrow gauge train dumped pulp wood into the mill pond. It was then sent to the wood room to make chips for the pulp mill.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Lowell's General Store, Commerce, & the Railroad

The narrow gauge rail system that was laid, came from a bankrupt railroad between Bedford and Billerica, MA.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 1 of 4

Wood-fired locomotives of the Narrow Gauge Railroad brought tourists and fueled other industries, giving way only when automobiles and trucks became…

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Monson Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

… a spark from a locomotive on the nearby narrow gauge railroad—fire broke loose on Pleasant Street on October 22, 1886.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Cheese Factory

The Cheese Factory Text By: Strong School 7th and 8th Graders, 2011-2012 Return to Student Research Cheese/Pantry BoxItem Contributed byStrong…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Early Schools

Early Schools Text By: Kathy Lambert Return to Online Exhibits The early schools of Strong were called rural or district schools and were situated…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - About MCHP

About MCHP X About the Maine Community Heritage Project... The Maine Community Heritage Project (MCHP), a partnership between Maine…