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My first visit to the Boothbay Railway Museum was in 1964. There wasn't much here at that time, but I did find this little 2-foot gauge Henschel 0-4-0T.

8 Oct 1964

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I stopped again in the spring of 1965; it was obvious that a lot of work was still ahead. On the left is the former Thorndike station and the Freeport station on the right.

2 May 1965

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Restoration underway on the Thorndike station.

2 May 1965

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The Freeport station

2 May1965

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An overall view of the museum grounds.

2 May 1965

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A year later - some steam action at last!

29 May 1966

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By 1967 the grounds were starting to take shape and trains were running.

29 Jul 1967

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29 Jul 1967

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29 Jul 1967

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Twelve years later, things are looking pretty good and trains are still running.

18 Aug 1979

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18 Aug 1979