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The Maine Two-Footers

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Published by Heimburger House Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads - History,
  • Transportation,
  • Maine,
  • Trains & railways: general interest,
  • Narrow gauge railroads

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRobert C. Jones (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9449975M
    ISBN 100911581472
    ISBN 109780911581478
    OCLC/WorldCa41355350

    The Maine Two-Footers: The Story of the Two-Foot Gauge Railroads of Maine by Linwood W Moody starting at $ The Maine Two-Footers: The Story of the Two-Foot Gauge Railroads of Maine has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Photo of the Day King of the Maine two-footers In on the Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes, largest of the Maine two-foot-gauge railroads, a gasoline railcar and baggage trailer are ready to depart the depot at Strong, while No. 24 prepares to follow with a freight.   Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington Railway Museum: The spirit of the Maine two-footers - See 51 traveler reviews, 33 candid photos, and great deals for Alna, ME, at Tripadvisor.5/5(51).


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The book "The Maine Two-Footers" opens with the story of the Kennebec Central, the author's boyhood love. Then it goes on to the longer, more lavishly equipped Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway and eventually covers all the lines of the state and their subsequent mergers/5(8).

The book gave me everything I needed to know about two-footers in Maine. It was very well written and had plenty of pictures. Thanks. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Sharon. out of 5 stars Maine narrow gauge. Reviewed in the United States on Febru Verified by: 2.

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A place for all Maine Two Foot enthusiast to post photos of their modeling, builds, layouts. The Monson locomotives 3 & 4 were among the smallest Forney locomotives on the Maine 2 two footers and both survived the WW2 scrap drives.

During the photo work, No. 4 was in pieces undergoing rebuilding thus many details normally hidden were very visible. NEW. Maine Two Cyclopedia Plan Book. Approximately 50 Maine 2-foot gauge plans from original railroad drawings, The Maine Two-Footers book plans from Bill Jensen, James Dunlop or Gary Kohler.

Most are from original railroad drawings. Includes structures, bridges, locomotives, equipment. Format: 11 x 17 spiral bound. What are “the Maine Two Footers”. Most enthusiasts would recognise them as a group of two foot gauge railroads that were built in Maine from the ’s onwards, and operated as common carriers to their local communities until as late as the ’s.

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Maine Two Footers. Rolling Stock & Misc. Equipment. of the Maine 2 Footers (excluding the SR&RL) Equipment of the. Sandy River & Rangelely Lakes Pictorial Journey Series. Books on each 2' road This book shows the WW&F outside the town of Wiscasset. The towns, villages, industries and surroundings of the railroad are in here through the.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moody, Linwood W. Maine two-footers. Berkeley, Calif., Howell-North, (OCoLC) Document Type.

: The Maine Two-Footers: First Edition. VG book in VG price-clipped dustjacket. Besides working on the railroad, Moody recorded Maine’s railroad history. He wrote The Maine Two-Footers, a book on the story of the two-foot railroads in Maine and other railroad articles.

His book on Maine’s narrow-gauge railroads, "two-footers," which crossed much of the state until the s, published in is considered a railroad. Book condition Used - Fine Quantity available 1 Edition First Edition. Binding Paperback ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Railhead Publications Place of Publication Canton Ohio Date published Keywords MAINE TWO FOOTERS SANDY RIVER RANGELET LAKES RAILROADS RAIL LINES RAILWAYS TRAINS TRAIN Size OblongBook Edition: First Edition.

The Maine Two Footers: Linwood Moody: pages, 5½ x 8½ LOC The Maine Two-Footers – 2nd edition: L. Moody (edited Robert C. Jones) pages, 8 ½ x Maine Narrow Gauge Railroads: Robert L. MacDonald: pages, 6½ x 9 ¼, ISBN X: Maine 2 Foot Gauge Forneys, Vol. 1, The Early Locomotives: Peter. Maine Two-Footers Wed, — rbrickman We were also in Maine recently and had a chance to stop by the Maine Narrow Gauge Museum and had a great time there.

For sale a copy of The Maine Two-Footers: The Story of the Two Foot Gauge Railroads of Maine. No edition listed, presumed first. Published in by Howell-North. Very small tear on back panel of jacket. Map pocket in back includes two maps.

Book is in excellent condition. Not Seller Rating: % positive. Maine 2-Foot Quarterly Magazine devoted to prototype and modeling information for 24 inch and 30 inch gauges. Two Footers and equipment ranging in time. Oddities & Mysteries of the Maine Two Footers. Throughout Maine's Two Foot Country over time there have been a number of mysteries.

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Search. Book - Maine Two Footers - by Linwood W. Moody 1st edition of a classic book, complete with dust jacket. Other then some tearing around the edges of the dust jacket, the book is in good condition.

Payment & Shipping info FREE shipping to United States addresses via Media Mail. For other shipping options, please contact me. The Maine Two-Footers. In an age when railroads meant prosperity, thrifty New Englanders decided any railroad was better than none.

The result was a group of railroads virtually unique to Maine. To reduce costs, the tracks were built with rails so close together a pair of size 12 shoes set "heel-to-toe" could span the distance.

At their zenith. The result was a group of railroads virtually unique to Maine. To reduce costs, the tracks were built with rails so close together a pair of size 12 shoes set “heel-to-toe” could span the distance.

At their zenith, these lines operated over miles of track, ran dozens of locomotives, carried thousands of passengers, and hauled countless.

Survivors from the Maine Two-Footers, James Waite reports from a brief New England trip in October James returned in January for a photo charter on the Wiscasset Railway.

The pictures show WW&F 9 now restored and, in the second. Locations of the Maine two-footers. He then moved to Maine, where he influenced the development of the five railroads known collectively as “the Maine two-footers”.

They survived, in varying financial circumstances, until the Great Depression and road transport combined to kill them off in the s. Guest Book; Introduction: I've wanted to model the Maine two-footers for about 50 years, ever since I learned that there once was a Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad, with a logging branch to Eustis, Maine.

A real railroad with my own name -- now just how cool is that. History. Monson, Maine, wanted a railroad to transport slate from their quarries to customers outside of Maine.

The Monson and Athens Railroad built south from Monson, while the Sebasticook and Moosehead built north along the Sebasticook River from the Maine Central at was completed from Pittsfield to Hartland inbut the Monson end of the line stopped at a connection Locale: central Maine.

If the Maine two-footers ran 20 inch wheels, they were a good bit bigger than those run by at least one 30 inch gauge railway.

The Kiso Forest Railway rolled everything from logs to school kids on wheels mm in diameter - one foot, for the metrically challenged.

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