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Concerns raised by environmental organizations recently defeated legislative attempts to provide for exemptions to shoreland zoning laws along our right-of-way in Gray. Our aim was to gain permission to remove trees and vegetation so that we could accommodate a “trails and rails” concept. This would have allowed for a walking … Continue reading

Center Line Survey Recently Conducted on Right-of-Way in the Town ...


It’s National Volunteer Week April 10th-16th, 2016! As such, we’d like to thank our extraordinary group of volunteers who do so much to keep our organization moving forward. Museum volunteers donated an incredible 10,735 hours of service in 2015! That’s the equivalent of over five full-time employees! We greatly value all … Continue reading

Thank You To Our Volunteers!






The museum will be open for train rides during February school vacation week, Saturday, February 13th – Sunday, February 21st, 2016. We’ll be open from 9:30am-4:00pm with train rides on the hour from 10:00am-3:00pm We’re excited to share that Monson Steam Locomotive #3 will be running for the duration of the week. … Continue reading

Monson #3 Operating February School Vacation Week



The museum is pleased to announce the return of the 2016 Portland History Docents Program! The program trains docents as volunteers for area museums and is a collaborative effort between Greater Portland Landmarks, Maine Historical Society, Tate House Museum, Victoria Mansion, the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum, the Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, … Continue reading

Portland History Docents Program Returns this February