Bangor and Aroostook, the Life of a Maine Railroad Tradition by Angier & Cleaves
Bangor and Aroostook, the Life of a Maine Railroad Tradition by Angier & Cleaves
Bangor and Aroostook, the Life of a Maine Railroad Tradition by Angier & Cleaves
Bangor and Aroostook, the Life of a Maine Railroad Tradition by Angier & Cleaves
Bangor and Aroostook, the Life of a Maine Railroad Tradition by Angier & Cleaves
Bangor and Aroostook, the Life of a Maine Railroad Tradition by Angier & Cleaves
Bangor and Aroostook, the Life of a Maine Railroad Tradition by Angier & Cleaves
Bangor and Aroostook, the Life of a Maine Railroad Tradition by Angier & Cleaves

Bangor and Aroostook, the Life of a Maine Railroad Tradition by Angier & Cleaves

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Bangor and Aroostook, the Life of a Maine Railroad Tradition by Angier & Cleaves
 
Bangor and Aroostook, the Life of a Maine Railroad Tradition
By Jerry Angier and Herb Cleaves
Hard Cover
309 pages
Copyright 2009
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PART III
Chapter 1: A Breathing Spell And War83
Chapter 2: World War And Aftermath87
Chapter 3: Interlude Aboard A High Iron Beauty93
Chapter 4: Keeping Up With The Times99
Chapter 5: Dollars, Sense And A Sword Stayed 105
Chapter 6: Railroad Of The Year 109
Chapter 7: The Potato Railroad With Heart117
Chapter 8: Selling Service Amidst Pangs Of Nostalgia 125
Chapter 9: Expanding Horizons 131
PART IV
Chapter 1: A Beginning And An End 133
Chapter 2: Backbone Of the Corporation 137
Chapter 3: In The Cold And Ice & A Taste Of Sugar 139
Chapter 4: Twilight For The Highway Division 143
Chapter 5: The Mid-60's147
Chapter 6: A Man Called Buck151
Chapter 7: Hitting Rock Bottom And Turning Around 153
Chapter 8: Last Call For The Reefers 159
Chapter 9: A Sleeping Giant Awakened 165
Chapter 10: Road To Armageddon 169
Chapter 11: In Appreciation173
Chapter 12: Cutting The Pattern To Fit The Cloth177
The Last Chapter 183
THE MAINE RAILROAD IN COLOR191
BANGOR and AROOSTOOK THROUGH THE YEARS223
BIBLIOGRAPHY 285
APPENDIX
Appendix A:All-Tie B&A Locomotive Roster 287
Appendix B: All-Time B&A Bus Roster 302
Appendix C: Stations And Station Agents - January 1, 1929 304
Appendix D: Annual Cost Of Removing Snow And Ice, 1908-1984 305
Appendix E: Big Game Shipped By Train, 1895-1929 306
Appendix F: Fort Kent Potato Loadings By Month And Year 307
Appendix G: Maine Potato Shipments, 1949-1950 308
COVER PHOTOGRAPHS - FRONT: GP-38s Nos. 84 and 83 lead southbound freight FO-212 below Weeksboro heading for Smyrna Mills and Oakfield on the Ashland Branch in October 1974. Photograph by Richard W. Sprague - Jerry Angier collection
BACK COVER PHOTOGRAPHS - TOP: E-7 No. 10 leads southbound train No. 2 at Derby in the late fall of 1955. Note the second car back, a Boston & Maine `American Flyer" coach built by Pullman Standard. Photographer unknown - Jerry Angier collection
MIDDLE: GP-7R's Nos. 24 and 21 (ex-Santa Fe units) lead the Brownville Junction Turn from Derby into "The Junction" on September 5, 1996. Photographer unknown - Jerry Angier collection
BOTTOM: During the Iron Road era, Train No. 223 is southbound at Dyer Brook with Northern Vermont Railroad GP-38 No. 513 and B&A GP-38 No. 303 leading a mixed freight which includes a good number of full wood chip hopper cars. February 8, 2001 Don Marson photo


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