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Presque Isle: The Star City

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Bus Service, Presque Isle, 1957

Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society
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Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Bus Service, Presque Isle, 1957
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Description

In 1957, Bangor and Aroostook Railroad started cutting back on rail passenger service in Northern Maine. On November 25, 1957, four busses replaced two trains (No. 2 and No. 7) that provided commuter service to the region. The bus service provided connections with both Maine Central Railroad and Greyhound. Bangor and Aroostook Railroad's magazine, "Maine Line," v. 5 #5, pp. 4-8; v. 6, #1, pp. 4-7.

Note the Braden Theater and Al's Food Shop on Main Street in Presque Isle.

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