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Post by BlackBetty06 » Mon. Mar. 23, 2020 7:45 pm

Oh and we flew over lobster lake and saw some moose around the edge. So I’ve probably flown over said trains and never knew about it.

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Post by NoSmoke » Tue. Mar. 24, 2020 5:36 am

You should have seen it, the trains are out in the open, and the State of Maine now maintains the site with mowing of grass, (and further away, maintaining a parking area, a bathroom, ext). It is meager at best, but it is VERY isolated too, and more than what they did do.

I never fully explored the Tramway. I started following the cable/tracks through the woods, but we had a 6 year old with us, with VERY short legs, so just hiking in and out was tiring for her. Hiking to the tramway site was not something she could do.

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