Bangor and Aroostook The Maine Railroad by Angier & Cleaves Soft Cover
Bangor and Aroostook The Maine Railroad by Angier & Cleaves Soft Cover
Bangor and Aroostook The Maine Railroad by Angier & Cleaves Soft Cover
Bangor and Aroostook The Maine Railroad by Angier & Cleaves Soft Cover
Bangor and Aroostook The Maine Railroad by Angier & Cleaves Soft Cover
Bangor and Aroostook The Maine Railroad by Angier & Cleaves Soft Cover
Bangor and Aroostook The Maine Railroad by Angier & Cleaves Soft Cover

Bangor and Aroostook The Maine Railroad by Angier & Cleaves Soft Cover

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Bangor and Aroostook The Maine Railroad by Angier & Cleaves Soft Cover
 
Bangor and Aroostook, The Maine Railroad
By Jerry Angier and Herb Cleaves
Soft Cover
273 pages
Copyright 1986

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Table of Contents vii
About The Authors  viii
Introduction  ix
Dedication  x
Foreword  xi
PART I
Chapter 1: Iron Rails, Iron Ore And The Black Maria  1
Chapter 2: The Lord Helps Those Who Help Themselves 7
Chapter 3: Mr. Burleigh's Railroad 13
Chapter 4: Blackflies, White Water, Red Ink 15
Chapter 5: Making Connections And Reaching Northward 21
Chapter 6: Down To The Sea By Train 31
Chapter 7: Into Pine Tree Jungles  37
Chapter 8: Weathering A Storm  43
Chapter 9: Building A Bridge  47
PART II
Chapter 1: Riding First Class 49
Chapter 2: Tightening The Traces, Pulling In The Reins 55
Chapter 3: Topping A Million  59
Chapter 4: The Ordeal Of The Depression  63
Chapter 5: The Trains Must Go Through  69
Chapter 6: Years Of Transition 77
PART III
Chapter 1: A Breathing Spell And War 83
Chapter 2: World War And Aftermath  87
Chapter 3: Interlude Aboard A High Iron Beauty 93
Chapter 4: Keeping Up With The Times 99
Chapter 5: Dollars, Sense And A Sword Stayed  105
Chapter 6: Railroad Of The Year  109
Chapter 7: The Potato Railroad With Heart  117
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's  147
Chapter 6: A Man Called Buck 151
Chapter 7: Hitting Rock Bottom And Turning Around153
Chapter 8: Last Call For The Reefers  159
Chapter 9: A Sleeping Giant Awakened  165
Chapter 10: Road to Armageddon  169
Chapter 11: In Appreciation  173
Chapter 12: Cutting The Pattern To Fit The Cloth 177
THE MAINE RAILROAD IN COLOR182
BANGOR and AROOSTOOK THROUGH THE YEARS198
BIBLIOGRAPHY 251
APPENDIX
Appendix A: All-Time B&A Locomotive Roster  253
Appendix B: All-Time B&A Bus Roster 267
Appendix C: Stations And Station Agents-January 1, 1929 269
Appendix D: Annual Cost Of Removing Snow And Ice, 1908-1984  270
Appendix E: Big Game Shipped By Train, 1895-1929   271
Appendix F: Fort Kent Potato Loadings By Month And Year  272
Appendix G: Maine Potato Shipments, 1949-1950   273


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