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Help Us Repair Combine #12

Last autumn a major storm hit Maine causing extensive damage and power outages across the state. Many historic railroad cars at the museum were damaged, with roofing torn apart and several sections of cars blown entirely off.  The damage was extensive and came just three weeks before our annual holiday train ride. Insurance has covered part of

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Our 2018 Daily Operations Start This Weekend with Train Day!

Our annual Train Day event kicks off the start of our 2018 operating season this Saturday, May 5th!  The Junior Engineer program returns and Monson Steam Locomotive #3 will be in operation for the day!  The museum will be open from 9:30am-4pm with train rides on the hour from 10am-3pm.  Regular ticket fees apply. Keep in mind

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Track Work Weekend Held April 7th-8th

The museum held a track work weekend April 7th and 8th. Thanks to an amazing group of volunteers, including some dedicated folks from AmeriCorps/FEMA, the group was able to replace twenty-four railroad ties along the right-of-way. Despite the chilly whether, significant improvements were made to the tracks for the coming season which is quickly approaching.  The museum

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December 23rd Polar Express Trains Cancelled

We’re sad to share that all Polar Express trains for Saturday, December 23rd have been cancelled due to weather conditions. All Polar Express ticket holders for Saturday train rides should contact PortTIX by January 9th for accommodation (207-842-0800). Thank you for your understanding and patience as we work to process requests. And thanks to all of you who

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