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Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad

Bridge Street, Phillips, ME 04966
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We brought two 9-year olds here on a whim and were really surprised by how much we learned and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rebecca L
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Very informative and interesting!!

It's clear that everyone at the SRRLR loves what they are doing and have a passion for it! We... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Jeff B
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Brookfield, New Hampshire, United States
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“narrow gauge” (3 reviews)
“ghost train” (3 reviews)
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Bridge Street, Phillips, ME 04966
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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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

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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

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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

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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 30 June 2015

Narrow Gage tracks with Great Old Trains and a wonderful history provided on the ride. Worth the Trip

Thank Jon P
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Reviewed 7 November 2008

On a gorgeous Columbus weekend we traveled to the western lakes and mountains of Maine for a spectacular display of fall foliage at its best. On Saturday we took in the Ghost Train at the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad. This is definitely on...More

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