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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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Post by Berlin » Mon. Sep. 14, 2020 11:43 pm

Use Valier coal, sized well, cheap, low ash, already supplies a few railroads. listed as a supplier on this site. Also, people have used thompson bros ohio egg coal with success, but, much more ash and shale.

 
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Post by ashlandohcoal » Mon. Oct. 19, 2020 6:38 pm

Rick, feel free to reach out to me. I work with other tourist railroads and hobby groups. I guarantee I can find the perfect product for your application.

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