Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company and Museum, Portland

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The Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum is located in Portland, Maine, United States. Operating out of the former Portland Company Marine Complex, the organization was founded in 1993. The collection consists of passenger and freight equipment, as well as artifacts from the narrow gauge railways that ran in the state of Maine in the late 19th century and early 20th century.
The organization operates a 1½ mile long railroad that runs along the waterfront of Casco Bay and parallels Portland's Eastern Promenade. Historic steam and diesel locomotives and a variety of restored coaches are used to run passenger services on the railroad.
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  • An authentic piece of Portland, Maine history. You can ride on this two-footer during the summer season.  more »
  • We were in on a cruise and it is right where the cruise ship docks. Informative tour and train ride on a restored railroad. The history was great and a nice leisury traain ride out to the end and...  more »
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  • My son loves trains so this was a great little excursion. It seems the museum is temporarily housed in a trailer as renovations are happening. Still had a small children's play area and shop. You go on a short trip and get off in a picturesque spot near the sea wall for photos. Really nice & funny tour guide on the train.
  • Is amazing view of the water and so much info giving about the area and history. You can also ride it all day long with the ticket. Kids will have amazing time !!! Must visit !!

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