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Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad


Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad
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“narrow gauge”(3 reviews)
“maine history”(2 reviews)
“ghost train”(3 reviews)
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Bridge Street, Phillips, ME 04966
+1 207-639-2228
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

As a non train enthusiast I was quite surprised at the fun short ride and greatly informative crew that run this railroad and museum site. Very well put together historical stories with funny anicdotes added.

Thank 844tamarad
Reviewed 27 July 2018

As a discerning overseas railway enthusiast I was looking forward to my visit to this famous site, and I was not disappointed. Unfortunately the steam locomotive was out of service but this did not detract from the overall experience. The line is built on part...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We brought two 9-year olds here on a whim and were really surprised by how much we learned and enjoyed the trip! There is a small museum with antiques and information about the rail system here from the 1870s to 1936. The tickets were very...More

Thank rebeccalH9386DK
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

It's clear that everyone at the SRRLR loves what they are doing and have a passion for it! We learned so much and enjoyed learning the history of the narrow gauge railroad! We'd consider it the best $12 we've spent on a vacation! This is...More

1  Thank E9523OBjeffb
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Phillips is a tiny town with a big attraction. This is a must-do for Train lovers! Even if you aren't, it is interesting. You ride in an open or closed railway car to the end of the track where there is a yard of restored...More

1  Thank picker50
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad volunteers have done a great job of preserving this slice of Maine's history. Their re-built Forney steam engine is a beauty. Once again you can hear the sound of a train's steam whistle in the woods of Maine!...More

1  Thank BBDY
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Whether riding in the open excursion car on hard wooden benches or in the comfy, ornate closed car with etched glass decorations and brass fittings, this is a great way to experience a part of Maine history. The restoration and operation of the SRRL is...More

Thank Holly W
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Time travel at its most serene, go back to the days of wooden trains and narrow rails with lovely views of rolling hills, leafy forest glens, and sparkling river bends. Perfect for little kids and big kids alike to bring history back to life. Highly...More

Thank cmbriggs3
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This railroad is a wonderful window into the past of the Sandy River and Rangley Lakes area. The volunteers who have lovingly restored the train and cars are also loaded with the history of it and the area.

Thank StrongMEWoman
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This RR is a segment of the SR&RL RR of the 18 70'etc. It is a "Two Footer" and a fun take. It does not operate all the time...but odd weekends in Summer. Near Halloween there is a special Ghost Train which is hugely popular....More

Thank dick b
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