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David Larrabee's Collection
 
9/22/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:David Larrabee
Dates:1/1/1930 - 1/1/1960
Album Info:The B&ML ran 33 miles from Burnham Junction with the MEC to Belfast, Maine. Construction was initiated by in 1868. It was completed in 1870. Operation was promptly turned over to the Maine Central in 1871. MEC didn't renew it's lease in January 1926 at which time operation reverted to local control.
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WM 26267 some where in Buffalo
Title:  WM 26267 some where in Buffalo
Description:  An event from back in the B&MLs MEC days. Where do you supose WM 26267 is today? Long gone to the scrapper OR perhpas still on an overgrown long forgotten siding at Buffalo?? Mathews Brothers was still taking lumber via the B&ML until the line was removed not that many years ago. The company was founded in 1854 is still making wood jonery to this day, see them on the web. /DL
Photo Date:  6/18/1920  Upload Date: 11/23/2017 8:57:41 AM
Location:  Belfast, ME
Author:  David Larrabee
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Views:  51   Comments: 0
Time Table 16B
Title:  Time Table 16B
Description:  From Employee Time Table NO.16B effective 12:01 A.M., Sunday, Sept\. 27, 1936
Photo Date:  9/27/1936  Upload Date: 12/1/2016 9:39:29 PM
Location:  Belfast, ME
Author:  B&ML
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Views:  69   Comments: 0
BML 20 taking on coal by the bucket
Title:  BML 20 taking on coal by the bucket
Description:  This set of photographs came to me via Ken Woodbury. There is no date information or amplyfing information other than what is present in the photographs them selves... If any viewer is aware of dates or locomotive detail please pass along.. /DL
Photo Date:  8/1/1940  Upload Date: 12/1/2016 8:43:35 PM
Location:  Belfast, ME
Author:  Ken Woodbury Collection
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  BML 20(UNKNOWN)
Views:  159   Comments: 0
BML 20
Title:  BML 20
Description:  This set of photographs came to me via Ken Woodbury. There is no date information or amplyfing information other than what is present in the photographs them selves... If any viewer is aware of dates or locomotive detail please pass along.. /DL
Photo Date:  8/1/1940  Upload Date: 12/1/2016 8:43:40 PM
Location:  Unknown, ME
Author:  Ken Woodbury Collection
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  BML 20(UNKNOWN)
Views:  102   Comments: 1
Looking west
Title:  Looking west
Description:  This scene looks westbound up the main line from what today is State Rt7. The station still stands but the freight house is long gone. This set of photographs came to me via Ken Woodbury. There is no date information or amplyfing information other than what is present in the photographs them selves... If any viewer is aware of dates or locomotive detail please pass along.. /DL
Photo Date:  8/1/1940  Upload Date: 12/1/2016 8:43:46 PM
Location:  Brooks, ME
Author:  Ken Woodbury Collection
Categories:  Yard,Station
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Views:  72   Comments: 0
Satation
Title:  Satation
Description:  City Point at MP2.16 is actually part of The City of Belfast and would be the 1st station just 5 minutes out of Belfast for a westbound train. This set of photographs came to me via Ken Woodbury. There is no date information or amplyfing information other than what is present in the photographs them selves... If any viewer is aware of dates or locomotive detail please pass along.. /DL
Photo Date:  8/1/1940  Upload Date: 12/1/2016 8:43:52 PM
Location:  City Point, ME
Author:  Ken Woodbury Collection
Categories:  Station
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Views:  68   Comments: 0
Freight House
Title:  Freight House
Description:  At MP 18.47 according to the Fall 1936 Employees Time Table, Knox was an hour and five minutes out of Belfast. If I’m properly indexed the barn in the background still stands and the camera is looking north from Bryant Road Crossing. This set of photographs came to me via Ken Woodbury. There is no date information or amplyfing information other than what is present in the photographs them selves... If any viewer is aware of dates or locomotive detail please pass along.. /DL
Photo Date:  8/1/1940  Upload Date: 12/1/2016 8:44:02 PM
Location:  Knox Center, ME
Author:  Ken Woodbury Collection
Categories:  Steam
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Views:  47   Comments: 0
BML 20
Title:  BML 20
Description:  BAR #60 built in 1901. Aquired by B&ML Nov 1939 and scrapped April 1947. The date of the photo is an estimate. This set of photographs came to me via Ken Woodbury. There is no date information or amplyfing information other than what is present in the photographs them selves... If any viewer is aware of dates or locomotive detail please pass along.. /DL
Photo Date:  8/1/1940  Upload Date: 12/1/2016 8:44:12 PM
Location:  Thorndike, ME
Author:  Ken Woodbury Collection
Categories:  Station,Steam,Signal
Locomotives:  BML 20(4-6-0)
Views:  107   Comments: 2
Looking west
Title:  Looking west
Description:  Both the station and freight house are gone. This perspective is taken from the Rt 131 Xing. This set of photographs came to me via Ken Woodbury. There is no date information or amplyfing information other than what is present in the photographs them selves... If any viewer is aware of dates or locomotive detail please pass along.. /DL
Photo Date:  8/1/1940  Upload Date: 12/1/2016 8:44:18 PM
Location:  Waldo Station, ME
Author:  Ken Woodbury Collection
Categories:  Yard,Station,Signal,Track
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Views:  87   Comments: 0
Looking east
Title:  Looking east
Description:  At MP29.4 the junction with MEC is just 3 1/2 miles behind the camera. The crossing is for Winnecook road. Today it is 2 lane and the area is well grown up. The section house is gone but the switch and some of the siding are still in place. This set of photographs came to me via Ken Woodbury. There is no date information or amplyfing information other than what is present in the photographs them selves... If any viewer is aware of dates or locomotive detail please pass along.. /DL
Photo Date:  8/1/1940  Upload Date: 12/1/2016 8:44:28 PM
Location:  Winnecook, ME
Author:  Ken Woodbury Collection
Categories:  Station,Track
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Views:  73   Comments: 0
Train Order #1
Title:  Train Order #1
Description:  Ive come across a number of train orders for the B&ML in the post Passenger era. they all read like this one...: "Eng 51 run extra Belfast to Burnham Jct. and return to Belfast Not Protecting against extra trains. W.L.B." /DL
Photo Date:  7/10/1954  Upload Date: 12/1/2016 8:49:59 PM
Location:  Belfast, ME
Author:  B&ML
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Views:  81   Comments: 1


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