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Bangor and Aroostook Railroad in Color

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad in Color

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Published by Morning Sun, Scotch Plains, NJ .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12285314M
ISBN 101582481342
ISBN 109781582481340
OCLC/WorldCa61385529

The definitive history of the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad, with numerous illustrations and photographs, some in color. With 7 appendices: roster of locomotives, stations, big game shipped, etc. VG+ in GVG dust jacket with color photographs on front and back cover, with some creasing on the back cover and one small tape repair. Limited, Range: £ - £ In , Bangor and Aroostook Railroad started cutting back on rail passenger service in Northern Maine. On Novem , four busses replaced two trains (No. 2 and No. 7) that provided commuter service to the region. The bus service provided connections with both Maine Central Railroad and Greyhound. Bangor and Aroostook Railroad's magazine, "Maine Line," v. 5 #5, .


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About this Item: Bangor and Aroostook Railroad, Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. page softcover with color illustration of angler netting the catch on a stream. The last issue in a very long run by the BAR Railroad.

Bangor Union Station was a passenger train station in Bangor, Maine, served by the Maine Central Railroad and the Bangor and Aroostook was the second largest railroad station in Maine until it was demolished on 30 November following termination of passenger service earlier that year by both railroads serving Bangor.

Demolition avoided an annual property tax Coordinates: 44°47′56″N 68°46′01″W /. Wonderfully informative history of the Bangor & Aroostook Railroad, including the predecessor lines, the struggle to build the line, its expansion and successes through the Depression and World Wars, and then the struggles (ultimately unsuccessful) to keep afloat as the potato market shrank and the Penn Central interchange s: 0.

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Introduction "Come to the Aroostook vacationland" is the invitation carried to all its readers by In the Maine Woods -- appropriate title for a handbook of information for this long-renowned vacation country which boasts such incomparable attractions as majestic Moosehead Lake, Mt.

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Bangor & Aroostook Railroad In Color Vol. 1- The Bangor and Aroostook Railroad has its motive power and operations examined in full color from the early s to its end in From passengers to potatoes, all aspects of this intriguing carrier areBrand: Morning Sun Books.

The Bangor and Aroostook Railroad The Bangor and Aroostook Railroad (reporting mark BAR) was a former Class I U.S. railroad that brought rail service to Aroostook County in northern Maine. Brightly painted BAR box cars attracted national attention in the s. First-generation diesel locomotives operated on BAR until they were museum pieces.

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It was incorporated in and, according to "Poor's Manual of Railroads, Volume 12" (), opened about miles in as a horse. Passenger Cars of New England Vol. 2: Bangor & Aroostook and Maine Central- Wooden Coaches, Milk Cars, Dining Cars and RPOs. This book is a must for all modelers and fans of New England passenger trains.

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An exclusive all-color book is available now from the publisher of Railroad Explorer Magazine. Rails Across New England – Volume I covers in great detail the myriad of changes that swept across the northern New England states of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont from the end of the eighties to the end of the nineties, the final decade of the.

Along with increased commercial opportunity, the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad brought reliable mail service to the region. Earlier, the mail had come from St. John or Fredericton, New Brunswick. Later it made the long trip up the Military Road from Bangor.

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TCP Bangor & Aroostook Blue TCP Engine Maroon TCP Light Imitation Gold. The BAR's principal trains, the Potatoland Special and Aroostook Flyer, were launched in the s and ran the entire length of the railroad's system from Bangor to Van Buren. At its southern terminus (Bangor) connections were made with the Maine Central where travelers could continue journeying southward if they so chose.

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad ice reefer,transfering potatoes onto the SS Pioneer Dale in Searsport. "Ice reefers" were specially designed railroad cars that were cooled with ice during the summer to prevent potatoes from spoiling during the summer shipping season.

Icing stations were located in Houlton, Presque Isle and Caribou. During the winter the cars were heated with. Bangor & Aroostook Railroad in Color By Jerry Angier "The Maine Railroad" has its motive power and operations examined in full color from the early s to its end in From passengers to potatos, all aspects of this intriguing carrier are covered.

pages, Hardcover. At its greatest extent the Bangor & Aroostook Railroad reported miles of track, all in Maine. The main line ran nearly due north for its entire length from Searsport on Penobscot Bay to Van Buren on the Canadian border miles away.

From Oakfield another major route diverged for 95 miles to Fort Kent on the Canadian Border.The Bangor and Aroostook Railroad (BAR) is a defunct United States railroad company, that brought rail service to Aroostook County, Maine(wik).

Operating from Bangor, Maine, the railroad ran north to the small town of Oakfield. From there a branch went east to Houlton, along the New Brunswick, Canada border, while the main ran north through the woods going all the way to .Bangor & Aroostook Railroad and connections: including northern Maine hunting and fishing region Names Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Company (Creator) Jordan & More Press (Publisher) Collection.

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