A historical echo of Maine’s lumbering past can be seen in the Northern Maine Woods in the Allagash Wilderness. Abandoned in the 1930’s, two steam locomotives remain in their final resting spot in a clearing in the Northern Maine Woods next to Eagle Lake.
How to find the Abandoned Locomotives of the Eagle Lake & West Branch Railroad in the Northern Maine Woods – The best directions you will find on the internet to get to the abandoned trains.
More than a pair of abandoned locomotives in the Maine woods – What to expect when you visit the abandoned trains, with a video walk-through of the site.
The Eagle Lake & West Branch Railroad – Maine’s website about the abandoned locomotives and their history.
Watch this video walk-through of the abandoned rail cars that were hauled by the locomotives: