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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… acquired this parlor car and the rails it sits on. When the tracks were pulled, this piece of the siding was left in place with the car on it.

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Lincoln, Maine - Railroads

Spikes are the things that hold the railroad track together. The train fell off the tracks in my yard once when I was little, and it rolled over.

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East Grand School

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… and maintenance on their assigned section of track. The handcar was the primary means of transportation to get the crew up and down the section.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… and maintenance on their assigned section of track. The handcar was the primary means of transportation to get the crew up and down the section.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Green Mountain Railway

… the one used on Mount Washington, and had railway tracks built from Eagle Lake to the summit of Green Mountain.

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Historic Hallowell - Train Wreck Of 1937

… Library On November 10, 1937, a train hopped the tracks, slammed in to the Hubbard Free Library and caused a lot of damage to the library.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Railroad

Snow removal from the tracks could be dangerous, requiring trains to back up, regain speed, and try to move forward again.

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Guilford, Maine - BUSINESSES - Page 3 of 3

The siding on railroad tracks is a bit of track on the side of the road. It is used for boxcars that are waiting to be loaded.

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Life on a Tidal River - Early Railroads in Bangor - Page 1 of 2

… a bridge across the Penobscot and extended the tracks to Milford. At this time General Veazie renamed it the Bangor, Old Town and Milford.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bass Park: A History of Fillies, Fame, and Fun

… this time, Nelson raced one mile on the half-mile track in 2:15.5, a world record for a half-mile track at the time.

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Historic Hallowell - News Article by Emily Markham

Hallowell city's train tracks were swept away leaving no train transportation for many people and cargo.