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Other Maine Narrow Gauges (Historic & Preserved) => Monson Railroad => Topic started by: Brendan Barry on February 23, 2016, 12:35:11 AM

Title: Monson 3 at depot
Post by: Brendan Barry on February 23, 2016, 12:35:11 AM
A picture I've never seen of 3 in  front of the depot. I always think of the Monson engines being painted all black and beat up looking with their automotive headlights.

https://www.mainememory.net/artifact/80853/enlarge
Title: Re: Monson 3 at depot
Post by: Mike Fox on February 23, 2016, 02:03:02 AM
I love the 2 kids standing on the board walk.. And the colors. Pretty fancy
Title: Re: Monson 3 at depot
Post by: Cliff Olson on February 23, 2016, 08:01:14 PM
My uncle, who was born in 1908 and grew up near the corner of Water Street and Forest Avenue, claimed to be one of the two boys in this photo.
Title: Re: Monson 3 at depot
Post by: Allan Fisher on February 24, 2016, 05:46:37 AM
I was a little late offering to buy the whole lot of Monson & Kennebec Central for the WW&F Archives - two others were ahead of me - I hope they are also thinking of the museum archives, and not their own dark closets where no one will ever see them again.
Title: Re: Monson 3 at depot
Post by: Philip Marshall on February 24, 2016, 09:02:25 PM
Hi Allan, I assume you are referring to the collection that recently came up for sale on eBay. For the record, I was the one who purchased the Monson blank timetable and baggage tag, and my plan is to donate them to the archives at some point in the future. I don't know who bought the rest.